Master your potential
With an enrollment of over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, SHU is the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England. We offer more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs on our main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellite campuses in Connecticut, Luxembourg, and Ireland in the University’s six colleges: Arts & Sciences, Health Professions, Nursing, the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology, the Isabelle Farrington College of Education, and St. Vincent’s College.
A well-connected employment network
Fairfield County is one of the leading centers of business in the world and is home to over 50 Fortune 500 companies. A rich array of internship and employment opportunities exist here in research, finance, technology, banking, manufacturing, health care, education, and other industries.
Flexible program offerings
Most of our graduate programs offer flexible scheduling, including online and hybrid courses, evening and weekend courses, eight-week modules, intensive sessions, and summer school. Our main Fairfield campus is located 55 miles north of New York City with a satellite campus in Griswold, Connecticut.
Programs with a global vision
Our faculty of scholars and practitioners know what it takes to succeed in and contribute to the betterment of our world. MBA students can study at our innovative Luxembourg campus—the only academically accredited US MBA program taught in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the dynamic financial center of the European Union. Each year, our Nursing and OT faculty lead students on field experience mission trips to places such as Jamaica and Guatemala to assist with medical needs in these rural countries.
Center for Career and Professional Development
Sacred Heart University’s Center for Career and Professional Development offers a variety of services to enhance your job prospects. In addition to counseling and guidance, they also offer graduate students a sophisticated online employment database that includes more than 7,000 employers, more than 10,000 employer contacts, on-campus job fairs, interviewing workshops, and networking and alumni functions. Depending on where you are in your career path, they also offer internships and part- or full-time employment opportunities.
The Graduate Admissions Office staff welcome your visit to campus throughout the week. We are available to meet with you to discuss your pursuit of graduate study and review the admission process with you. To plan your visit to SHU, call 203-365-7619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sacred Heart University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the Council on the Academic Accreditation in Audio and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
YOUR NEXT STEP IS HERE
Offering a variety of doctoral, master’s, and certificate programs, Sacred Heart University will elevate your career to the next level.
The Princeton Review included SHU in its guides The Best 382 Colleges 2018 edition, “Best in the Northeast,” and The Best 294 Business Schools 2017 edition. It also placed SHU on its lists for “Best College Theater” and “Most Engaged in Community Service,” each of which comprise only 20 US schools. U.S. News & World Report ranked SHU in its “America’s Best Colleges” 2018 guidebook and ranked SHU the fourth “Most Innovative School” in the North. The Chronicle of Higher Education also named SHU one of the fastest-growing Roman Catholic universities in its 2016 almanac.