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Office of Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 2520
St. Bonaventure University
St. Bonaventure, N.Y. 14778
Phone: (716) 375-2021 
Toll-Free: (800) 462-5050
Fax: (716) 375-4015
gradsch@sbu.edu

Buffalo Center

5200 South Park Avenue
Hilbert College Campus
Hamburg, N.Y.
Phone: (716) 646-1500
Fax: (716) 646-1825

Main Office located in the McGrath Library Building
Tues. - Thurs.: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Closed on Sunday & Monday

PROGRAMS & LOCATIONS

St. Bonaventure's Main Campus in Olean
Our Buffalo Center at Hilbert College

Two locations and three online degrees to accommodate busy students

St. Bonaventure University's School of Graduate Studies offers graduate degree and certificate programs at our main campus in Olean and through our weekend program at our Buffalo Center at Hilbert College in Hamburg, N.Y.  See the list of programs below.

Olean Format

Most graduate classes on the main campus in Olean are in the evening. Education courses typically meet one day a week between Monday and Thursday, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. or from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. Business courses typically meet one day a week between Monday and Thursday after 5 p.m. Graduate courses in English and business are sometimes held during the day.  Note the master's degrees in English and adolescence education are offered only in Olean.

Buffalo Center Format

Most Buffalo Center programs are offered in a unique weekend format. Students take one course at a time over five weekends, with classes meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays. The exceptions to this is are the Educational Leadership programs (Please see individual program pages), which employ a hybrid format.

Facilities at Hilbert College are available to St. Bonaventure graduate students, including the library, bookstore, dining hall, athletic facilities and the computer lab, which is linked to St. Bonaventure. Each student gets a St. Bonaventure email account and has Internet access

Programs by School & Location

The chart below lists programs by school, on which campus the program is offered, and whether or not it is offered online or has an online component. Each program is linked to its main page in Academics.

 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 PROGRAM
Olean
Campus
Buffalo
Center
 Offered
Online
 MBA — General Business X X
 
 SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION
 PROGRAM
Olean
Campus
 Buffalo
Center
 Offered
Online
 MA — Integrated Marketing Communications X X X
 MA — Strategic Leadership (online only)     X
 
 SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
 PROGRAM
Olean
Campus
 Buffalo
Center
 Offered
Online
 MA — English X    
 
 SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
 PROGRAM
Olean
Campus
 Buffalo
Center
 Offered
Online
 MSED — Educational Leadership (with SBL certificate).
   Hybrid format: limited class meetings & online work
X X
Some
online
work 
 MSED — Counselor Education (School) X X  
 MSED — Counselor Ed. (Clinical Mental Health) X  
 MSED — Counselor Education (Rehabilitation) X X  
 MSED — Literacy (Reading), B-6 X X  
 MSED — Literacy (Reading), 5-12 X  
 MSED — Differentiated Instruction X  
 MSED — Differentiated Instruction: Students
   with Disabilities 
X  
 MSED — Adolescence Education
   (7-12 Initial Certification)
X    
 Certification — School District Leader
   Hybrid format with significant online component
X
Some
online
work
 Certification — School Building Leader 
   Hybrid format with significant online component
Some
online
work
 Advanced Certificate — School Counseling X  
 Advanced Certificate — Differentiated Instruction X  

Fast Facts

Olean Campus
  • Full & Part-Time 
  • Mainly Evenings (Monday - Thursday)
  • Once A Week
  • Directions
Buffalo Center
  • Weekend Format
  • Five Weekends (Friday & Saturday)
  • Accelerated program completion
  • SBU Staff on site
  • New cohorts every August
  • MBA can start any five-week session
  • Directions
  • Great logisitics (e.g. free and close parking)
Online
  • MA Strategic Leadership
  • Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)
  • Full & Part-Time
  • Dedicated success coach serves as 'concierge' for online students