Graduate Education

Graduate Education

Share Your Milestones With Us!

We want to hear from you!

Did you get your Bachelor’s degree with us, and are now pursuing a Master’s here as well?

Did you graduate with your Master’s from The University of Scranton?

Let us know what you are doing now by submitting a class note to The Scranton Journal!

Share your news with us!

See the latest Class Notes section of The Scranton Journal – Fall 2019.

224 Graduate Alumni All Over The World!

In the past six years, Scranton has educated 289 international students representing five continents and 50 countries, from Argentina and Azerbaijan to Vietnam and Zambia. Among the 289, 224 have been graduate students.

We can’t wait to meet our Mumbai Alumni again!

The University of Scranton will host an Alumni Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Mumbai, Sahar Airport Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m.

Gerry Zaboski ’87, vice president for Enrollment Management & External Affairs, will host the dinner and will discuss the possiblity of establishing The University of Scranton Alumni Club of India. To register for the event, visit this link.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Professor Shares Valuable Insights

Clinical Mental Health Counseling professor Dr. Oliver Morgan shares insights into the ways neuroscience has shaped his view of and recovery.  He offers practical applications of this learning, including trauma and attachment sensitive approaches and various evidence-based interventions that address family and community involvement in the treatment and recovery process.

Check out the podcast below:

EP153: Contemporary Thoughts on Addiction and Recovery – A Conversation with Dr. Oliver Morgan on How Learning Neuroscience has Influenced his Teaching and Practice 

Learn more about the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at The University of Scranton.

Accounting Professor Making a Difference

University of Scranton accounting professor Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., was recently re-elected to serve as chair of the Allied Services Foundation Board of Directors. Allied Services is the leading provider of post-acute healthcare and human services for northeastern and central Pennsylvanians with disabilities and chronic illness. Dr. Boyle has served on the Foundation Board since 2010 and also serves as chair of its Skilled Nursing Center, Personal Care, and Continuing Care Retirement Community Boards.

Dr. Boyle is chair of the University’s Accounting Department, director of the University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program and the founder and director of the University’s Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program.

A Certified Public Accountant as well as a Certified Management Accountant, Dr. Boyle has more than 25 years of industry executive experience. He has served in executive roles in startup, middle market and Fortune 500 companies where he has held the positions of chief executive officer, president, chief operations officer and chief financial officer.

An award-winning researcher and teacher, Dr. Boyle was profiled in 2018 as one of just six “Professors to Know in Business Programs Based in the Northeast” selected by, an online resource for entrepreneurs. The professors, who teach at business schools in the Northeast with online MBA programs, were selected based on their professional experience and knowledge.

At Scranton, Dr. Boyle was awarded the Faculty Senate Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2019. He was named the Kania School of Management’s (KSOM) Alperin Teaching Fellow for 2015 to 2018 and received the KSOM Advisory Board’s Award for Curriculum Innovation for 2017-2018. He has twice earned the KSOM Teacher of the Year award and earned the Provost Excellence Awards for the Scholarship of Teaching in 2014 and for Scholarly Publication in 2012. He was awarded the Outstanding Accounting Educator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2015. In addition, four research papers he has authored with fellow KSOM faculty members have received the Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand Medals for “outstanding papers.”

Dr. Boyle earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Scranton, a MBA from Columbia University and a doctorate from Kennesaw State University.

Meet Our President!

Our President, Reverend Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., was recently profiled in a special edition of the Times Leader!
 On July 1, 2018, Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. became the 27th president of The University of Scranton.

Father Pilarz returned to Scranton after completing his term as president of Georgetown Preparatory School in Washington, D.C., at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.

He has received numerous awards for teaching, service and scholarship, including the John Carroll Award from Georgetown University for lifetime achievement, the highest honor bestowed by the Georgetown University Alumni Association. He received the Ignatian Award from Scranton Preparatory School and was awarded honorary degrees from King’s College, Wilkes University, Marywood University and The University of Scranton.

See page 18 of the online edition of the Times Leader – Presidential Profiles.

Learn more about Rev. Pilarz on our website here!

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