- The university has been selected by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top Universities in the South”
- Offering education since 1889
- Recognized by Diverse Education as one of the top 100 degree-producers for schools that award the most degrees to minorities
- Recognized as one of the top military-friendly colleges and universities by GI Job and the Military Advanced Education magazine
- Accreditation provided by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Overview of Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University offers a liberal-arts education grounded and based on the tradition of Benedictine values. The school is open to people of all faiths. Saint Leo University’s Center for Online Learning was founded in 1998 to meet the needs of adult students. Students can choose from a variety of associate’s- and bachelor’s-degree programs and graduate-certificate programs.
A collection of the available online programs is shown below:
- Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree program: Students are trained to work in the field of computer applications in the business world
- Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree program: Provides a strong foundation for advancement to administrative levels. Field placements are available to students who don’t have criminal-justice-related professional experience. Placements are provided with agencies such as U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S District Court, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and other settings
- Human Resources Management Bachelor’s Degree program: Provides the academic foundation required by human resource practitioners and researchers. Students are prepared to take the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification examination, administered by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)
- Health Care Management Bachelor’s Degree program: Students are prepared for administrative careers in health services organizations; the program covers the various aspects of health care management
- Criminal Justice Associate Degree program: Reviews business and criminal-justice administration principles. Students also learn about the various types of functional operations.
- The online students have an academic advisor
- Students have access to an online tutoring service 24/7
- Online students can communicate with faculty members via online chat rooms, email, bulletin boards, and by telephone
The classes offered by Saint Leo University Online are taught by qualified, knowledgeable instructors.
Admissions and Financial Aid Information
Saint Leo University Online representatives are available to guide applicants through the admissions process. Also, Office of Student Financial Services staff members help students find appropriate financial aid. Scholarships are also available.
Saint Leo University Online offers a 20% discount to active-duty military members and full-time reserve and full-time guard personnel, including their spouses. The discount is also offered to Department of Defense employees.