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No matter which career path you choose, there is every certainty that it entails a business component. A business degree—which includes areas such as accounting, actuary science, business analytics, economics, finance, risk management, and more—gives you the skills, knowledge, and abilities that employers want. Those qualities translate across innumerable roles and fields.

Why St. John's

At St. John’s, our students quickly become fluent in the business of doing business. Explore The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, the Thomas J. Cox, Jr. Honors Program, our Executive in Residence Program, our majors, and our global opportunities. Tobin’s distinction is reflected in the success of our graduates, many of whom live and work in the New York metropolitan area, providing valuable connections for internships and careers.

Actuarial Science

Business Administration

Educational Leadership

Enterprise Risk Management

Financial Technology

Healthcare Systems

Information Systems

Internal and Information Technology Audit

International Business

Marketing Analytics

Risk and Financial Advisory

Risk Management and Insurance

Risk Management and Risk Analytics


Communications, Marketing & Media

Few fields are as far reaching as communications, marketing, and media. From traditional formats like print, television, and radio, to their digital counterparts such as podcasts, blogs, and social media channels, the career paths available to communication and media majors are vast.
Those who are interested in marketing will find that this field uses every available media format and communications platform to convey strategically and creatively crafted messages. Though the choices are wide, they are all built on a bedrock of a solid education.

Why St. John's

At St. John’s, you study under true visionaries in these fields—an impressive faculty with years of experience at the leading edge of communication, marketing, and media. Plus, you learn in New York City—the media and advertising/marketing capital of the world—with access to internships and experiential learning opportunities.

Computing & Technology

Technology continues to shape and mold society, to the extent that it touches virtually every aspect of daily life. The world is ripe with opportunity for those who embrace the power of technology, and the range of careers that use new and emerging technology continues to grow.

Why St. John's

At St. John’s, technology is everywhere. Walk through The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies and you discover our Homeland Security Lab and our Cyber Security Lab, where tomorrow’s security experts learn from faculty with decades of experience with local and national law enforcement.

Cyber and Information Security


Few professions offer as high a level of job satisfaction as an educator. Teaching is both a challenging and incredibly rewarding profession, where you can make a lasting impression on the lives of countless young minds.

Why St. John's

The School of Education prepares tomorrow’s teachers by providing a vibrant learning environment for the intellectual, professional, and moral development of students. Through a rigorous curriculum, hands-on learning, and in-school observation opportunities, our students enter the classroom poised to make an immediate impact on the next generation of learners.

Bilingual Education Extension

Childhood Special Education (Grades 1-6)


School Building Leadership

School Building Leadership/School District Leadership

School Counseling

School District Leadership

Teaching Literacy


The humanities can broadly be defined as studies about human culture, such as literature, philosophy, and history. Studying the humanities allows you to explore a wide range of disciplines as you strengthen your research, writing, and critical thinking skills.

Why St. John's

Accordingly, at St. John’s you develop the ability to articulate your understanding of the past and its influence on the present, so you emerge as a well-rounded individual with the necessary resources to be personally and professionally successful.

Theological Studies


Law, Policy & Government

Learn the theory and practice of policy and politics, the analysis of political systems and behavior, and domestic and international law and legal systems, as you prepare for a wide range of public and private sector careers.

Why St. John's

Whether your goal is to work at the local, state, or federal government level, in public policy or nonprofit work, or you plan to attend law school, St. John’s provides you with the tools necessary to excel in any field.

Homeland Security

Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership

Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Success in today’s economy takes more than just desire—it takes determination, creativity, and tenacity. Effective leaders discover new and novel ways to grow their business in an effort to outperform the competition. Those who enter the business world with an agile and entrepreneurial mindset often find the most success and flourish through adaptation and reinvention.

Why St. John's

St. John’s is your conduit to a career in any number of fields, with an education that is entrepreneurial, experiential, and global. Through a rigorous curriculum coupled with unparalleled opportunities for experiential learning and internships, our graduates are forward-thinking, innovative, and poised to tackle challenges associated with the global economy.


Global Management and Entrepreneurship

International Management

Management for Information Professionals

Nursing, Pharmacy & Health Sciences

While every facet of the health science and health-care fields has a unique set of challenges and rewards, they all focus on helping people live longer, healthier lives. For those who are drawn to health-related careers, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports good news—the overall employment in health-care occupations is expected to grow 13 percent through 2031.

Why St. John's

There’s never been a better time to pursue this field at St. John’s University. Our new Nursing program recently welcomed its first class of students, and the multimillion-dollar St. Vincent Health Sciences Center is scheduled to open in Fall 2024. This state-of-the-art facility will feature active learning classrooms, laboratories, simulation facilities, and collaborative spaces, and will be home to current and future health science programs.

Healthcare Informatics

Social Sciences

The Social Sciences include a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, political science, psychology, and sociology, and therefore the career path you can take with a degree in these areas is almost limitless. Like the humanities, social sciences allows you to explore various areas of interest, while strengthening your research, writing, and critical thinking skills.

Why St. John's

Whether you pursue one of these social sciences at St. John’s—or a combination of several—you develop a keen understanding of the world around you. Fittingly, you become a well-rounded global citizen, and when you graduate, you are equipped with the necessary resources to be personally and professionally successful in any field.

Global Development and Social Justice

Library and Information Science

Social Justice