Career-Advancing Graduate Programs

Designed to meet the schedules of busy working professionals: Credits -- even an entire degree -- can be earned online

Whether you’re just beginning your career or seeking new professional opportunities, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies lets you advance your goals through these convenient, flexible and affordable options.

  • Career-focused programs are ideal for individuals with a general undergraduate degree or who wish to enter a new field
  • Programs offer immediate “on the job” value through courses in leadership, technology and planning

From the School of Administrative Science:

Master of Administrative Science

A 30-credit off-campus program structured to meet the career development needs of adult learners working in administrative and professional positions in the private sector, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations. Certificate options available.

MS in Homeland Security

A 36-credit program focused on the planning and implemention of all aspects of enforcing and ensuring homeland security, including a selection of areas of specialization.

Master of Sports Administration 

This 36-credit program focuses on practical and theoretical aspects related to the administration and management of sports personnel and facilities. Certificate options also available.

MA in Student Services Administration  

This 36-credit program is the perfect solution for current and aspiring higher education professionals who seek to build or advance their credentials for a career in administrative and student support services.

From the International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management:

MS in Service Innovation and Leadership

The Master of Science in Service Innovation and Leadership is a 36-credit, non-thesis program consisting of 30 credits of required core courses and 6 credits of electives. This program facilitates students’ development as reflective practitioners who bring a variety of decision making skills to the enterprise of solving problems, as scholars who are able to study their own practice as well as the practice of others in their field, and as leaders who are able to cultivate the benefits of diversity among people with whom they work. The program is designed for on-campus, off­-campus, and online delivery.

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  • Choose from all-online studies, or a blend of in-person and online studies

  • On-campus and extension site locations include more than 50 sites in New Jersey

  • Specially priced tuition rates and convenient payment plans

  • Courses have the added insights of industry leaders

  • Excellent networking opportunities


For programs offered by the School of Administrative Science, contact:

Lorraine Nienstedt
Phone: (201)-692-7172

Donna Ganley
Phone: (201)-692-7171

E-Mail :

Emily Simchik
Instructional Coordinator
International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Phone: 201-692-7271

See Academic Programs for the full range of FDU's graduate degrees and certificates: Over 100 choices including doctoral degrees, science and engineering fields, and the new Saturday MBA.