Due to the inclement weather, the University will cancel all classes at all locations as of 1:00 p.m. today through and including Wednesday January 28, 2015. Classes will resume on Thursday January 29, 2015, at their regularly scheduled times at all locations. All University offices will close at 4:30 p.m. today through Tuesday January 27, 2015. A decision on reopening the University will be made Tuesday evening and notification to all employees will be made. Note: All essential services employees please report as scheduled. For more info, visit the SHU Campus Alert page.

Associates Degree

Contact UsContact Admissions Request InfoGet on our mailing list Visit UsAttend an Info Session Apply NowCreate your account

Sacred Heart University offers flexible associate degree programs, which fall in two general categories: Associate in Arts (AA) in General Studies, with specialties in 19 fields, and career-focused Associate in Science (AS) in one field. All associate degrees are designed for upward mobility to earn your bachelors degree.

In order to obtain an associate degree at SHU, all candidates must complete 60 credits, with a minimum of 30 credits taken at Sacred Heart University. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Our associate degrees are delivered in full- or part-time formats and classes are offered on Fairfield campus and online.

If you already have an associate degree or credits from a community college, we have agreements in place that make transferring to SHU easy. Contact us today to learn more!