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St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition. Independent and coeducational, the college provides a strong academic and value-oriented education. It aims to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social repsonsibility and service. For the fourth consecutive year, the 2006 ranking of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report named St. Joseph’s in the top tier of the Northern Comprehensive Colleges.With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, L.I., the college offers degrees in over 22 majors, special course offerings and certificates and affiliated and pre-professional programs. Graduate degrees include an executive MBA, MBA in accounting, and master’s degrees in management, nursing, literacy/cognition and infant/toddler early childhood special education.St. Joseph’s progressive academic approach is combined with outstanding inter-active teaching and hands-on experiences. Professors and instructors encourage students to develop their own views and approaches as they apply them to real-life situations.St. Joseph’s newest programs — a BS in criminal justice, a BS in organizational management through the Online Degree Program (OMOP); an MS with a major in nursing; and the MA in literacy/cognition — allow graduates to step right into these growing fields.Dorm space is available for Brooklyn students. For more information, call (718) 636-6868 (Brooklyn); (631) 447-3219 (Patchogue); or log on to and flexibility are two of the most important characteristics of an Empire State College education. The school caters… [Read full story]

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