SJC Announces M.S. in Human Services Management and Leadership

PATCHOGUE AND BROOKLYN, NY – FEBRUARY 4, 2009 – St. Joseph’s College is pleased to announce that it will introduce a new Master of Science program in Human Services Management and Leadership to its graduate curriculum. The new degree program will be offered to graduate students at both the Long Island and Brooklyn campuses beginning fall 2009.

Designed to produce leaders at an executive level who profoundly impact organizations and society as a whole, the MS in Human Services Management and Leadership includes competencies such as policy development, managerial, legal, financial, regulatory and political areas, advocacy and multiculturalism.

“We are pleased to announce that the program has been approved by the New York State Department of Education and will officially launch in September 2009,” said Carolyn Gallogly, Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department of Community Health and Human Services at the Long Island Campus of St. Joseph’s College. “Students can start taking preliminary courses as early as January 2009 in pursuit of this new master’s degree program. It is an outstanding complement to the already existing graduate study programs at St. Joseph’s College.”

The MS in Human Services Management and Leadership is a 30-credit degree program with classes ranging from Law and Ethics for Human Services to Theory and Design of Culturally-Competent Organizations. Offered through the School of Professional and Graduate Studies at St. Joseph’s College, the new program builds on the College’s already successful graduate curriculum, including an Executive MBA, MBA in Accounting, MBA in Health Care Management and MA in Literacy and Cognition. The College also offers graduate degrees in Nursing, Human Resources Management and Infant/Toddler Early Childhood Special Education.

For more information about the new MS in Human Services Management and Leadership and other graduate programs at St. Joseph’s College, please contact the School of Professional and Graduate Studies at 631.447.3250 or e-mail suffolkap@sjcny.edu for the Long Island Campus and 718.636.6868 or e-mail brooklynap@sjcny.edu for the Brooklyn Campus. Visit us online at www.sjcny.edu.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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