2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Programs

Iona University offers graduate programs through the School of Arts and Science, the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences and the LaPenta School of Business. Programs in all schools are available for full or part-time study.

Graduate programs in the School of Arts and Science meet the academic needs of career-oriented adults. They are student-centered, outcome-based, and involve an appropriate mix of classroom-based instruction, independent research, and internship or practical experience.

Within Education, the University offers programs for career changers seeking initial teacher certification, as well as programs for those currently holding initial certifications and are seeking advanced teacher certifications.

Programs in Human Services/Health Professions include Criminal Justice, Marriage and Family Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, and Mental Health Counseling. These degree programs embody lona’s goal as an institution to develop the talents of those who are devoted to creating a community of concern, and who will work to foster the potential of people from every tradition and background.

Programs in Public Relations, Computer Science, and Sports Communication and Media develop informed and responsible professionals who can meet the challenges of an ever-changing, global information society.

Graduate programs in Iona’s LaPenta School of Business are designed to produce graduates and future leaders who: understand business and its social responsibilities; work productively in a high-technology society; demonstrate sensitivity to the global and multicultural character of business; and subscribe to high ethical standards.

School of Arts and Science


Hegis Code Curriculum Degree
Media and Strategic Communication Programs:  
0604 Public Relations MA
0605 Sports Communication and Media MA
0604 Nonprofit Public Relations Advanced Certificate
Computer Science Programs:  
0701 Computer Science MS
0701 Concentration in Cyber Security MS
0701 Concentration in Game Development MS
Criminal Justice Programs:  
2105 Criminal Justice MS
0701 Cybercrime and Prevention Advanced Certificate
1999.20 Forensic Criminology and Criminal Justice Systems (Not Accepting New Applicants) Advanced Certificate
Psychology Programs:  
2001 Psychology: General-Experimental Specialization MA
2001 Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Specialization MA
0826.02 School Psychology MA
2199 Human Resources Advanced Certificate
2005 Organizational Behavior Advanced Certificate
Teacher Education Programs:  
  Master of Science in Education  
0830.01 Adolescent Special Education (7-12)/Literacy (5-12) MSEd
0808 Childhood Special Education (Grades 1-6) MSEd
0808 Early Childhood Special Education (Birth-Grade 2) MSEd
0828 Educational Leadership MSEd
0830 Literacy (Birth-Grade 6/Special Education - Childhood) MSEd
0830 Literacy Education (Birth to Grade 6) MSEd
  Master of Science in Teaching  
0803 Adolescent Education: Biology MST
0803 Adolescent Education: English MST
0803 Adolescent Education: Mathematics MST
0803 Adolescent Education: Social Studies MST
0803 Adolescent Education: Spanish MST
0808 Childhood 1-6/Special Education 1-6 MST
0802 Childhood Education (1-6) MST
0802 Dual Early Childhood/Childhood Education (Birth to Grade 6) MST

NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences

Counseling Programs:  
2104.10 Marriage and Family Therapy MS
Communication Sciences Programs:    
1220 Communication Sciences and Disorders MA
1220 Clinical Communication Advanced Certificate
0812 Working with Young DHH Children and their Families Advanced Certificate
Occupational Therapy Programs:    
1208 Occupational Therapy MS
2104.10 Mental Health Counseling MA

LaPenta School of Business

The LaPenta School of Business offer the following MBA Degree:

Hegis Code Curriculum
0501 General Business


The LaPenta School of Business offers Concentrations in the following areas:


Hegis Code Curriculum
0502 Accounting
  Business Analytics
0505 Financial Management
0702 Information Systems
0506 Management
0509 Marketing


The LaPenta School of Business offers Advanced Certificates in the following areas:


Hegis Code Curriculum
0599 Business
0506 Business Continuity & Risk Management
0599 Entrepreneurship & Innovation
1202 Health Care Management


The LaPenta School of Business offers the Master of Science Degree in the following areas:


Hegis Code Curriculum
0502 Public Accounting
0504 Finance

Iona University reserves the right to advance and alter requirements regarding admission, the arrangement of courses, the curriculum, requirements for graduation and degrees, and other regulations affecting the student body. Such regulations will govern both incoming and matriculating students and will be effective as determined by Iona University.