Welcome Message from the Dean
I applaud you for taking such an important step in expanding your learning investment as a student at Saint Xavier University.
Your academic and professional journey may be beginning after a short time away from the classroom or after devoting years to the workplace and family life, therefore the School for Continuing and Professional Studies offers comprehensive and exceptional degree completion programs that are highly advanced in technology with a strong liberal arts foundation.
Adult education has evolved remarkably over the years into a component of higher education founded in the intellectual tradition of the Sisters of Mercy learning model that engages faculty, students, administrators and our professional partners in the learning process which empowers the marketplace and supports vibrant and prosperous communities.
It is not by accident that in response to national and global demands, the University has expanded its degree programs throughout the years to include business administration, liberal studies, nursing, professional studies and human services. These programs are an integral part of our nation and world and impact workplace development, government, health care, education, energy and environment conservation.
Saint Xavier University's School for Continuing and Professional education program takes into consideration your career and learning efforts to date, thus enabling you to receive credit toward course completion. With gifted educators, world-class technical and informational resources, and a host of student services, it is my vision to provide the most qualitative and diverse learning experience.
The ultimate goal is to pave the way for this experience to fuel your desire for the life-long pursuit of excellence in all the endeavors that matter most to you. As such, you are more than welcome to explore this website for further information.
Thank you for considering Saint Xavier University's School for Continuing and Professional Studies as your choice for continuing education through degree option or enrichment.
Leslie M. Petty, Ed.D.
Dean, School for Continuing and Professional Studies