Admission Requirements

Individuals who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university will be considered for admission to the ESM program. Students should have a degree in a natural science such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Environmental Science, but it is not required.

Minimum prerequisite courses for admission to the ESM program include: one year each of major’s level General Biology and General Chemistry, one semester of organic chemistry, one semester of pre-calculus and one semester of elementary statistics

The following documents must be submitted and will be considered when applying:

  • Online Application
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a 3.0 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
  • Written personal statement - One page describing career goals, and interest and qualifications for the program
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Submit an official score from the GRE general test as this may be required for admission to the program depending on the applicants qualifications

Send all documents to:

Sacred Heart University
Office of Graduate Admissions
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

More information on admission requirements:

Andrea Lamontagne
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Tel: 203-365-4748