Saint Joseph is a well established University. Founded in Philadelphia by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph’s University is home to 4150 full-time undergraduates and 3450 graduate, executive, and non-traditional students.
Saint Joseph’s University now offers an opportunity for those interested in obtaining an online teacher certification. The Online Accelerated Teacher Certification program (OATCERT) is designed to aid working professionals, who currently hold a Bachelor’s degree within a field certifiable for secondary education, earn their initial secondary (grades 7-12) teaching certificate. The certificate program can be completed in 24 credit hours.
Saint Joseph’s University Online is Regionally Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region.
More information about Saint Joseph’s University Online or about the online programs can be obtained in the excellent and clear Frequently Asked Questions section.