Master of Education

M.Ed.

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Kathleen Farmer
Tel: 203-365-7642
farmerk8@sacredheart.edu

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West Campus
West Building, 3rd Floor, Section E
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825
Tel: 203-371-7808

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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Latest News & Events

Sacred Heart University Moves Up in Carnegie Classification to Doctoral University Category

April 17, 2019

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has reclassified Sacred Heart University to Carnegie’s newly named Doctoral/Professional Universities category. Sacred Heart is one of 151 institutions in the new category that includes Gonzaga, Hofstra, Elon, University of San Francisco, Santa Clara and Pepperdine.

New Economic Value Study Points to Vital Contributions by Private Colleges and Universities

April 3, 2019

According to a recently released biennial Economic Impact Study examining the role of Connecticut’s private colleges and universities, Sacred Heart University (SHU) has a significant impact on the local and regional economies. Total direct spending by the University is in excess of $1.4 billion; direct spending by students accounts for over $99 million; and University visitors spend at least $1.6 million annually in the area. Overall, the University’s estimated total economic impact is $2.3 billion. What’s more, 17,121 jobs have been created to support this population and the University.

Hamilton, Healey-Sedutto to Speak at Commencement

March 28, 2019

Entrepreneur, inventor and philanthropist, Brian Hamilton ’87, will deliver the commencement address at Sacred Heart University’s 53rd undergraduate commencement exercises on Sunday, May 12, at 10 a.m. He will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, degree. Sr. Rosemary Donley, professor, Jacques Laval Endowed Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations, at the Duquesne University School of Nursing, will also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, degree at the ceremony. The University’s graduate commencement will take place on Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m., with Mary Healey-Sedutto, executive director, Hope for a Healthier Humanity (HHH), delivering the address. She will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, degree.