The Elizabethtown College School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers five undergraduate and three graduate accelerated adult degree program in a completely online format. Maintain your connection to a local, trustworthy college, and have the benefits of completing your degree in the comfort of your own home.
Online classes are not limited to those enrolled in completely online degree programs. All SCPS students are able to take a mix of online and in-person courses depending on major, course requirements and schedule.
Online Graduate Business Programs
The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program delivers a comprehensive curriculum covering all aspects and cycles of a business, from finance and marketing to corporate social responsibility and leadership. Classes are led by a team team of facilitators who are working professionals in their field. NEW Concentrations: Health Care Administration and Strategic Leadership now available!
Elizabethtown College’s Master of Science in Strategic Leadership focuses on purposefully leveraging and enhancing the “people-side” of an organization to effectively generate and implement big picture strategies in meaningful ways. The MSL program will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful leader of individuals and groups with the ability to provide effective strategic direction and ethical decision-making. Decide what type of leader you wish to be and prepare to inspire and implement meaningful change.
The 12-credit graduate certificate in Health Care Administration focuses on developing core competencies in strategic areas in alignment with today's health care organizations. Coursework covers key topics such as: leadership, management, policy, ethics, legal issues, finance and economics,strategically enhancing processes, human resources and information systems.
The 12-credit graduate certificate in Strategic Leadership focuses on developing core competencies in critical areas relevant to effective leadership in various organizations. Coursework covers key topics such as: leadership in business and life, developing and leading individuals and teams, innovation and change management, cross-sector collaboration, strategic communications, design thinking and problem identification and solution development.
Online Graduate Education Programs
Designed for working, in-service teachers, the Master of Education in Special Education affords candidates a complex understanding of educational theory, an awareness and adherence to professional ethics, a commitment to professional development, and the ability to establish and maintain an equitable and purposeful learning environment for all students. Candidates may select from either K-8 or 7-12 certification for the state of Pennsylvania.
Designed for working, in-service teachers, the online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction prepares students for Level II Certification. The program takes a peaceable classroom approach and places an emphasis on issues of social justice, student rights, conflict resolution, community capacity, culturally responsive methods, and student/teacher advocacy.
Elizabethtown College is excited to offer the nation’s first Master of Music Education (M.M.E.) degree focused on the study of peacebuilding. This program is designed for certified, in-service teachers and blends online learning with one week per-summer of face-to-face interaction. During the three-year program, candidates build the skills, knowledge and reflective space to teach music through the lens of peacebuilding.
Elizabethtown College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
The Post-Baccalaureate ESL Program Specialist Program is designed for in-service teachers seeking further understanding of pedagogy, curriculum, resources, and methods designed to provide English Learners access to equitable educational opportunities. The program is a combination of coursework and field experiences that will reveal the importance of language and culture in the education of English Learners.
Prepare your students for careers that don't even exist yet with the Post-Baccalaureate Integrative STEM Education Endorsement Program. The program is designed for in-service teachers seeking further understanding of pedagogy, curriculum, resources, and methods designed to promote integrative STEM learning. The program is a combination of coursework and field experiences that will prepare teachers to construct, implement, and evaluate integrative STEM educational programming.
Online Undergraduate Programs
A background in accounting opens you up to a number of opportunities more than just number-crunching. As a financial problem-solver, you’ll be able to help businesses and nonprofit organizations make important business decisions, or aid individuals with personal financial goals. A bachelors of science in accounting from Elizabethtown College's School of Continuing and Professional Studies will help to develop you into a critical thinker who can help shape the financial future of your organization.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration prepares adults for increasingly responsible leadership roles in the modern business community, which is characterized by its global reach, diversity, technological orientation, strategic planning and complexity.
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is designed to not only provide you with broad-based knowledge of the criminal justice system, but also to stimulate a comprehensive understanding of underlying issues that impact the field, and the application of the law and theory.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration curriculum blends the theory, design, management, and practice of healthcare into a comprehensive learning program. This program emphasizes ethics, fiscal responsibility, technological solutions, critical thinking and communication skills in the health care environment.
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services seeks to provide a broad-based knowledge of the human services field, as well as to stimulate a comprehensive understanding of underlying issues that influence the application of theory and practice in today's society.
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services seeks to provide additional knowledge of the human services field, with a specific concentration in behavioral and addictions couseling, positioning students to apply what they learn to help counsel indiviuals in these areas.
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