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Online Student Experience

When you study online with St. John’s, you enjoy opportunity without limits by receiving the same high-quality education offered on our campuses. Taught by our widely respected faculty, our online courses are as engaging as those that take place in traditional classrooms.

Our online learning programs are supported by a full range of student services, including online registration, advisement, financial aid, library resources, campus ministry, and career services.

How Do Online Courses Work?

When you study online with St. John’s, you enjoy the flexibility and convenience of being able to access your courses from any device with an Internet connection, be it your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can access your course syllabi and assignments in addition to being able to communicate with your professors and fellow students.

In our online courses, you will access a virtual classroom using an online learning system. Just as you would in a traditional course, you will be required to complete your assignments according to a set schedule, maintain contact with your instructor, and participate with classmates using online discussion forums. Your required assignments might include readings, writing papers, and other projects. Our online students often report that their online learning experience is even better than the traditional classes they’ve completed because of the engagement and discussion they experience learning with fellow students from around the country and across the globe.

You will also benefit from:

Exciting Multimedia

Our faculty members make our online courses a truly immersive and interactive experience, using a wide variety of digital online multimedia tools.

Diverse Discussions

Connect with your professors and classmates via online posts and chats to discuss course material.

Staying Connected

Enjoy access to all the technical, academic, and career support services you need to make your learning experience as smooth and rewarding as possible.

Student Coordinators

Our expert coordinators are on hand five days a week to provide you with the assistance you need. A satisfying online experience for every student is our top priority.


St. John’s University makes no distinction between our online students and those who attend classes on campus. Our online students can access our services through a variety of helpful methods that include Skype, e-mail and telephone.

Frequently Asked Questions

Earning an online graduate degree from St. John’s University enables you to advance your career opportunities while you still meet your professional, family, and other commitments.

Online classes give you the opportunity to complete your coursework when and where it’s convenient for you, giving you the flexibility you need as a working professional.

Nearly all of our online instructors are both full-time faculty and experts in their field. When we do use adjunct instructors, they are current professionals in the field of study they teach, giving you access to current real-world knowledge.

No. You may choose the days and times you want to log in to the Internet to work on an assignment. But you must complete your assignments and submit them by the specified dates and times. Courses may vary in having between one due date or several due dates per week.

Yes, all of the St. John’s online graduate programs highlighted here are fully online, with no on-campus components or required residencies built in.

If you experience technical difficulties during normal business hours, please contact either Sullivan Lab at (718-990-6672) or Marillac Lab at (718-990-6748). Lab assistants can help you with the logging in process, user id format, password format, and navigating within MySJU. If the lab is closed, please contact the Service Desk at (718-990-5000). Service Desk support hours are Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Advance your career with an online graduate degree from St. John’s University. Contact us at 844-393-1677 or Request More Information today!

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