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College-Credit Courses

Saint Joseph's College now offers an innovative studies program that could be just what you need to take your college journey to the next level. Regardless of whether you're looking to get a headstart on your journey to earning a degree or simply want to explore interests before committing to the full college experience, we have you covered. 


These accredited courses, which run throughout the year, are designed to foster critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills, which are essential for thriving in today's competitive job market. With these courses, you'll have the opportunity to grow both personally and academically, discover new passions, and broaden your horizons.

Explore the Course Offerings


Introduction to healthcare

An introduction to various health professions and the healthcare system in the United States. Emphasis on understanding the healthcare system, current issues in healthcare, and healthcare career paths. Development of healthcare literacy and navigating healthcare culture. Students examine education, training, and licensure and/or certification requirements for potential careers.

Course Info

August 6  - September 26, 2024

8-Weeks   |   In-Person

Meets Tues & Thurs   |   5:00-7:00pm Central

2 Credit Hours   |   $150 per credit hour

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College Composition

Development of skills necessary for expressing oneself competently through writing. Emphasis is on the writing process, critical thinking, sensitivity to audience, core documentation skills and responsibilities, and revision (with peer and instructor feedback).

Course Info

October 1  - November 21, 2024

8-Weeks   |   In-Person

Meets Mon & Wed   |   3 hours per day

4 Credit Hours   |   $150 per credit hour


Introduction to Psychology

Pt. 1: Survey of topics from psychological science such as brain and behavior, human development, psychopathology, social psychology, and others.

Pt. 2: Survey of topics from psychological science such as consciousness, sensation perception, conditioning and learning, personality, and others. 

Course Info

January 7 - 30, 2025 (Pt. 1)   &   February 4 - 27, 2025 (Pt. 2)

4-Weeks   |   In-Person

Meets Mon & Wed   |   3 hours per day

2 Credit Hours each   |   $150 per credit hour


Personal Financial Literacy

Exploration of personal financial literacy, ethical principles, and both short and long-term goals. Understanding of financial budgets and their connection to decision-making. Application of various money management concepts to make personal financial decisions in the areas of borrowing, saving, and investing.

Course Info

March 4  - May 1, 2025

8-Weeks   |   In-Person

Meets Mon & Wed   |   3 hours per day

4 Credit Hours   |   $150 per credit hour

Transfer Credits

Participating students will receive college credit from Bethel University (Minnesota). Transfer to Bethel University will be streamlined for those who pass classes with grades of C or better. To transfer to other colleges and universities, credit transfer approval is required from the receiving institution.

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With limited space available in each course, reserve your spot as quickly as possible to ensure participation in your first choice course.

Limited scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Not sure where to start?

Send us an email and our friendly and knowledgeable enrollment staff will help find the perfect program for you.

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