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Seton Hall to Launch New Programs in Fall 2018  

Student working on LaptopAlways in the process of developing creative, innovative programs designed to challenge the next generation of great minds, Seton Hall University will launch an array of new program offerings in Fall 2018. These degrees, certificates and minors cover a wide range of subjects from healthcare to diplomacy, from the humanities to the natural sciences.


Master of Science in Physics 

The Master of Science in Physics program, offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, is designed for young researchers with a basic knowledge of advanced physics and interests in areas such as laser and x-ray spectroscopy, condensed matter physics, advanced materials synthesis and characterization, photovoltaics, plasma physics, biophysics and surface physics.

Students will reap the benefits of personalized, one-on-one attention from energetic and experienced faculty, and collaborate with high-tech industry and government research labs such as Brookhaven National Laboratory. They’ll graduate fully prepared for higher positions within both industry and academia, or for a Ph.D. program in physics or related field.

Certificate in Global Studies

This 15-credit graduate program is a unique interdisciplinary initiative between the College of Education and Human Services and the School of Diplomacy and International Relations. It is designed for experienced teachers who are interested in bringing a broadened worldview and deeper knowledge about people and cultures to their classroom.

Certificate in Population Health Management 

This 15-credit online graduate certificate program offers a comprehensive review of current population health approaches, strategies and tactics designed to improve consumers’ access and quality of care while managing costs. Students in the program, offered by the School of Health and Medical Sciences, will develop highly desirable population health management business skills, practice applications using data analytics and patient engagement strategies, and prepare for implementing a culture of wellness.

Certificate in Practice Management for Health Professionals 

Physicians and all healthcare practice managers alike will benefit from this 15-credit online graduate certificate, which is housed under the School of Health and Medical Sciences and offers the latest techniques and models for superior practice management outcomes. New organizational structures, patient engagement, MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act), and other value-based strategies are creating the need for profound change in the management of medical practices and other health facilities.


Certificate in Cybersecurity 

Cybersecurity is the body of technologies, measures and practices to protect computer and information systems against unauthorized access or attack. Workers with skills and knowledge in cybersecurity are in very high demand in private industry and government. The cybersecurity body of knowledge is interdisciplinary, including relevant information from computer science, electrical engineering, information technology, management, psychology, law, and application domains of the computer systems. This College of Arts and Sciences program teaches the fundamental skills and knowledge needed by workers in professions that interact with computer and information systems.

Minor in Irish Literature

The bards, playwrights, and fiction writers of Ireland have led the way in negotiating Ireland’s colonial past, representing its religious ideals, and constructing its national identity. This College of Arts and Sciences minor introduces Seton Hall students to Irish literature from the pre-Christian Irish myths and epics, to the founding of the Irish National Theatre, to the Northern Irish Troubles, to contemporary Irish poetry, drama, and narratives of emigration.

Minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor, offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, is for students interested in focusing on these particular historical periods and how they manifest in a variety of disciplines. Their coursework may focus on Western Europe or take a broader view of Medieval and Renaissance geography to include the Middle East, the Far East, and even the Americas.

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For more information, please contact:

  • Christine Aromando
  • (973) 378-9840
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