Online Learning

Saint Leo Now Proudly Offers an M.S. in Psychology…and It’s Available Online!

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Feb 14, 2017 1:50:38 PM

At Saint Leo University, you have your choice of many highly-rated Masters level programs ranging from a number of different Masters of Business degrees to a Master of Arts in Creative Writing to a variety of Masters of Education specializations. Well, now Saint Leo is proud to offer its students yet another option when it comes to earning a higher education. It’s a Master of Science in Psychology and the best part is that it’s available online.

To give you more information about this program, we’ve reached out to the Director of the Master of Science in Psychology program at Saint Leo University, Cathleen B. Dunn, Ph.D. Here are the questions we asked, followed by her very informative and truly exciting answers!

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Topics: Psychology

25+ Super-Helpful Free Apps For Online Degree Students

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Dec 5, 2016 8:00:00 AM

You’ve got a lot going on – job, family responsibilities, not to mention staying on top of your schoolwork. Why not let technology make things a little easier?

There are hundreds of mobile apps online students can use to help with coursework -- apps for everything from preparing for class to organizing schedules and even minimizing distractions while studying.

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Topics: Academic Success

Saint Leo To Launch Student Services For Online Graduate Students

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Nov 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Currently available to online undergraduate students, the resources Online Student Services provides will soon be available to Saint Leo online graduate students.

Beginning with the Spring I 2017 academic term, the resources provided by Online Student Services that are currently available to online undergraduate students at Saint Leo will be available to graduate students studying online, as well.

Comprised of Student Life and Career Services, Online Student Services strives to create a sense of community by uniting online students and enabling them to engage with each other, staff and the university.

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Topics: Academic Success

20 Tips For Writing An A+ Discussion Post For Your Online Class

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Nov 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A fundamental component of online courses, discussion forums give students the opportunity to engage in scholarly discourse.

There’s a common myth about online learning. It’s that online students are isolated and can remain anonymous – and that online learning lacks the lively, scholarly debate that takes place in a traditional on-ground classroom.

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Topics: Academic Success

Veterans Day Tribute: “What I Learned During My Time In Uniform”

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Nov 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Members of the Saint Leo University community understand the unique perspectives of military students because many also have served.

Recognized as one of America’s largest and most committed providers of higher education to the U.S. military, Saint Leo has been serving the education needs of servicemembers, veterans and their families on military bases and worldwide through online education since 1973.

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Topics: Military

Living Around The Globe, Sailor Continues Business Degree Online

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Regardless of where in the world she is stationed, U.S. Navy sailor Taryn Fredericks continues her online degree program with Saint Leo University.

The balmy island of Guam – where Petty Officer Second Class (E-5) Taryn Fredericks is currently stationed aboard submarine tender USS Emory S. Land – is a long way from her snowy hometown of Syracuse, New York.

So are most of the other locations around the globe where Taryn has been deployed: Oregon, Hawaii, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Diego Garcia, the Philippines and Japan.

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Topics: Military

Military Students More Apt To Choose Online Degree Programs

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Federal data indicates that military students participate in online education at higher rates than their nonmilitary peers.

A report released recently by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics provides insight into the college enrollment patterns of the nation’s 1.1 million military and veteran students.

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Topics: Military

Finding Success Outside His Comfort Zone

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Atlanta police officer and U.S. Navy veteran uses military education benefits to pursue an online computer information systems degree and prepare for the next step in his career.

“Jump in with both feet, and charge full speed ahead.”

That’s what Branden Hart suggests to veterans (and really, anyone) thinking about pursuing an online degree while working full time.

And it’s more than just sage advice. It’s how Branden, himself, lives each day.

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Topics: Military

“Enlistment To Enrollment: Earning Your College Degree Online” E-book Available

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Saint Leo e-book answers questions servicemembers and veterans have about choosing the right online degree program and getting started using valuable education benefits.


Saint Leo alumnus Donald Baker has served in two branches of the U.S. armed forces.

Immediately after graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Navy and served proudly for eight years. Three years after being honorably discharged, he joined the Army Reserves and then was accepted into the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) program.

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Topics: Military

10 Tips To Start Your Online Degree Program On The Right Foot

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Aug 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Whether you’re beginning an online degree program or starting another new term, these tips will help you put your best foot forward.

Thinking back to your middle school math class, you may recall that the Greek mathematician Pythagorus had a thing about right triangles.

But you might not know that Pythagorus also had a bit of a thing about right feet.

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Topics: Getting Started