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Graduate Students

Earning a graduate degree represents a significant investment of your time and resources and there’s no doubt you expect a return on that investment.

When you enroll in STAC’s graduate programs in education, business, or criminal justice, you get more than a sense of accomplishment; you get the edge you need to stand out and advance your career and earning power.

Need to speak to someone? Call our Admissions office at 845-398-4100.


Have you heard about STAC’s $10,000 Alumni Scholarship?

The 10k Alumni Gratitude Discount

  • Undergraduate STAC alumni are eligible for up to $10,000 in the 10k Alumni discount.
  • The 10k Alumni discount applies to full graduate programs only. This does not include Post Masters Certificate programs. 
  • The 10k Alumni discount will be used to reduce the total cost of your graduate program only. No refunds are available for any unused funds.
  • If students receive a voucher (cooperating teacher voucher, public school teacher voucher, catholic school teacher voucher, etc.) during the course of their program, the voucher amount will count towards the $10,000 Alumni discount. The same credits cannot receive a double discount. 
  • If STAC alumni choose to receive the 10k Alumni discount, they are ineligible to receive any additional alumni discounts. 
  • If STAC alumni are receiving a graduate assistantship, they are ineligible to receive the 10k Alumni discount.
     

The 10k Alumni Gratitude Discount and Readmits

  • For students who are readmitted into a graduate program and it has been less than 3 academic years, the student will be eligible for the 10k Alumni discount for the remainder of their program.
  • For students who are readmitted into a graduate program and it has been more than 3 academic years, the student will be eligible for a prorated discount for the remaining credits of their program.
     

The 5k Alumni Discount

  • Children of STAC alumni are eligible for up to $5,000 in the 5k Alumni discount.
  • The 5k Alumni discount applies to full graduate programs only. This does not include Post Masters Certificate programs. 
  • The 5k Alumni discount will be used to reduce the total cost of your graduate program only. No refunds are available for any unused funds.
  • If you are a STAC alumni and a dependent of a STAC employee, you will be eligible for the 10k Alumni Gratitude discount only
  • If students receive a voucher (cooperating teacher voucher, public school teacher voucher, catholic school teacher voucher, etc.) during the course of their program, the voucher amount will count towards the $5,000 Alumni discount. The same credits cannot receive a double discount. 
  • If children of STAC alumni are receiving a graduate assistantship, they are ineligible to receive the 5k Alumni discount.


With graduate programs in education, business, and public administration, offering classes online and on-campus, we have what you’re looking for to further your education and advance your career. 

Why wait? Contact Joy Gallagher, '20, Assistant Director, Transfer & Graduate Coordinator - [email protected] or (845) 398-4101. 


Graduate Info Sessions

Graduate Info Sessions are a comprehensive way for you to learn more about advanced degree opportunities at St. Thomas Aquinas College. 

Learn more by joining us for one of our Graduate Info Sessions! Register today.

You'll learn more about our accredited graduate and certificate programs including our MPA-CJ, MSEd, MST, and MBA degrees. We'd love to discuss your options, inform you about the application process and generous discount rates we have to offer.


Access to Graduate programs

STAC undergraduate students have the opportunity to begin working on their graduate degree while completing their undergraduate requirements:

  • STAC Grad Explore Program
  • Accelerated Degree Program

 

Learn about our new programs here.


Graduate School of Education
STAC’s nationally accredited School of Education offers renowned graduate programs on par with the nation’s best.

Our Master of Science in Teaching (MST) is custom-tailored for students who want to teach, but who don’t hold an undergraduate degree in education. The MST degree leads to careers in childhood education, childhood and special education, adolescence education, and adolescence education for students with disabilities.

Our Master of Science in Education (MSEd) allows practicing teachers to advance their careers with a master’s degree in leadership, literacy, special education, or special education with a specialization in autism.

Visit our Graduate School of Education page to learn more.


Master of Business Administration

STAC’s internationally accredited online and on-campus weekend MBA programs provide working professionals with a world-class, convenient graduate business education.

Our MBA students choose a concentration in Healthcare Management & Informatics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Sport Administration, or General Business Administration. And they have immediate access to our Bloomberg Professional Laboratory, giving them hands-on experience with the same information and world-class technology financial professionals use.

Visit our MBA Program page to learn more.


Master of Public Administration in Criminal Justice

The College's newest graduate program is an MPA in Criminal Justice. The MPA-CJ program prepares you for a career in public administration, whether you are progressing in your current organization, changing careers, launching a second career, or starting out with a college degree. Top-notch faculty from our Criminal Justice program and our School of Business combine forces to provide you with a unique graduate school experience that creates a solid foundation for your career. Special combined degree programs are available.

Visit our MPA-CJ page to learn more.