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Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Avenue Fairfield View map
United States


Sacred Heart University (SHU) located in Fairfield, Connecticut, is ranked #4 most Innovative university as well as one of the best universities in the North, according to US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018.” SHU offers graduate degrees in various fields of study and numerous certificate programs and concentrations. Our spacious campus includes new, state-of-the-art facilities that support our graduate and doctoral programs. 

The Jack Welch College of Business offers the AACSB-accredited Doctor in Business Administration in Finance, the Welch MBA and master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Digital Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance and Investment Management along with graduate certificates, as well as the only U.S.-accredited MBA program in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

The Farrington College of Education offers initial teacher certification programs in elementary and secondary education, a Master of Education, and advanced certifications and sixth year degrees in Literacy and Administration.  

Our College of Health Professions houses programs in Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and master’s degrees in Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Science and Nutrition, Healthcare Informatics, Speech Language Pathology, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, and Public Health.

Our College of Nursing includes BSN to DNP; Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Graduate degrees in the College of Arts & Sciences include Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Chemistry, Broadcast Journalism, Criminal Justice, Film and Television Production (MA & MFA), Public Administration, Social Work, Sports Communication and Strategic Communication and Public Relations.

Graduate Degree Programs:

Arts & Science Programs

  • Broadcast Journalism & Media Production
  • Chemistry
  • Criminal Justice
  • Film & Television Production
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sports Communication & Media
  • Strategic Communication & Public Relations

Business Programs

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Administration: Doctor of Business Administration in Finance & Master of Business Administration
  • Computer Science & Information Sciences
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital Marketing
  • Finance & Investment Management
  • Human Resource Management

Health Professions & Nursing Programs

  • Athletic Training
  • Exercise Science & Nutrition
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health
  • Speech-Language Pathology

Education Programs

  • Teacher Certification: Elementary & Secondary
  • Graduate Teacher Internship Option
  • Connecticut Literacy Specialist Program
  • Five-Year Program
  • Master of Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Superintendent of Schools Certification

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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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