Master of Education


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West Building, 3rd Floor, Section E
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06828
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Griswold Program

Sacred Heart University offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Education (M.Ed.). This program is open to those who already have a teacher certification. Designed for the classroom teacher, the M.Ed. builds skills in the areas such as classroom instruction, curriculum, assessing student learning, and practical applications in the content area. This M.Ed. program is offered in Fairfield and Griswold, CT.

The Graduate Teacher Internship is available to candidates pursuing the M.Ed. Full participation in the school-based experience entitles the candidate to 30 credits of tuition. Candidates who hold teaching certificate meet with an advisor to develop a plan of study and apply immediately for a one year school-based experience beginning in either the fall or spring semester.


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Professor Will Run in Boston Marathon to Raise Money for Student Scholarships

February 20, 2018

Sacred Heart University Professor Bernadette Boyle plans to parlay her participation in the Boston Marathon in April into a fundraiser for scholarships before she even steps on the starting line. She intends to accomplish that through an online fundraising page and talking to family, friends and colleagues.

David Coppola Returns to SHU

January 30, 2018

David Coppola will return to Sacred Heart in July in the role of senior vice president for Administration and Planning after five years as president of Keystone College in La Plume, Penn. “We needed this role because of the continued growth and complexity of the University,” said SHU President John J. Petillo.

Alfano Named Dean of Farrington College of Education

January 25, 2018

After an extensive national search, Sacred Heart University has named Michael P. Alfano the new dean of the Isabelle Farrington College of Education (FCE). He previously served as dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) in New Britain where he helped to establish the CCSU Center of Excellence in Social and Emotional Learning and the CCSU Teacher Leadership Fellowship Program.