School of Leadership, Education & Communication


St. Thomas University strives to be the premier Catholic University of the Southeast. Our student-centered, small-school environment, combined with our ethical and values-based curriculum, delivers a quality and balanced education.


- Dr. Luis C. Fernandez-Torres | Dean of Undergraduate Programs

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Featured Program: Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communication & Media Studies provides students with a foundation within the communication discipline with basic principles for research, media writing, strategic planning, creativity, and critical thinking as it relates to fast-paced media industries. At the same time, students are provided the tools necessary to explore topics of interest, how to effectively communicate in a variety of situations, and to gain real-world experience which will make them competitive in the job market upon graduation.

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Master of Science in Educational Leadership

This program is primarily designed to help working professionals develop leadership skills that will lead to leadership positions within the schools (i.e., principal, assistant principal). The MS in Educational Leadership consists of coursework and experiences designed to develop entry-level competencies for principals. The program allows an individual student to design the best program of study to meet individual professional goals.

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Dr. Jeremy L. Moreland Selected as STU’s New Provost

January 8, 2019 Dr. Jeremy L. Moreland has been selected as St. Thomas University’s (STU) new provost and chief academic officer. Formerly provost and chief academic officer for University of the Rockies in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Moreland recently accepted the appointment and will be joining STU this month, leading the Catholic institution into a new year of student-driven success and academic accomplishments. Read More
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STU to Launch South Florida’s First Master of Science in Medical Sciences Degree Program for Aspiring Medical Professionals

December 20, 2018 Beginning in Fall 2019, St. Thomas University (STU) will introduce South Florida’s first and only Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) degree program. STU’s MSMS will be presented in partnership with Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) through Tiber Health Innovation and will be taught by PHSU’s medical school faculty and STU’s science faculty. Read More
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St. Thomas Law wins National ABA Labor Law Trial Competition, Two Years in a Row

January 29, 2019 For the second year in a row, St. Thomas University School of Law’s trial team was crowned the 2019 ABA Labor and Employment Law National Trial Competition champions. The annual national competition was held from January 26-27 in New Orleans, La., and featured six law schools from around the country – William & Mary, UCLA, Washington University, Brooklyn Law, SMU School of Law and St. Thomas University School of Law; all champions in their own regions. St. Thomas Law’s team was represented by students Stephanie Roman, Yunis Curbelo, Carolina Del Campo, and Jennifer Francisco. Read More

St. Thomas University Events

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Library Summer Hours Saturday, July 15, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
Mon 24
Soccer Camp Monday, July 24 - 9 am
Tues 25
Soccer Camp Tuesday, July 25 - 9 am
Wed 26
Soccer Camp Wednesday, July 26 - 9 am