Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT
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Sacred Heart University Review

Fairfield, CT, 5151 Park Ave
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A+
Activities and Groups A-
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Sacred Heart University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 8,235 students and offering 72 degrees in Fairfield, CT.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Sacred Heart University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Healthcare
587 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
46
Athletic Training/trainer
103
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
23
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
0
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
5
Nursing Administration
106
Nursing Science
13
Occupational Therapy/therapist
45
Physical Therapy/therapist
0
67
Physician Assistant
0
Registered Nurse
115
63
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
427 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
18
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
2
Education
211
Educational/instructional Technology
0
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
67
English Language and Literature
24
Exercise Physiology
12
General Studies
4
26
Liberal Arts
0
Reading Teacher Education
20
Spanish Language and Literature
7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
36
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
406 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
53
0
Business Administration and Management
122
75
0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
0
Economics
26
Finance
56
0
Human Resources Development
0
Marketing/marketing Management
70
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
237 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
History
11
International/global Studies
0
Philosophy
3
Political Science
19
Psychology
112
Psychology
49
0
Religion/religious Studies
0
3
Social Work
29
Sociology
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Computer Technology
87 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
0
28
59
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Legal and Law
83 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Law Enforcement Administration
25
Criminal Justice
56
Cyber/computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
2
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
76 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
38
Chemistry
8
19
Mathematics
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
51 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
15
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
0
0
Mass Communication
0
Public Relations/image Management
36
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
19 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
19
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Engineering
8 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Sacred Heart University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Nursing Administration
Psychology
Registered Nurse
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Master's program in speech-language pathology (MSLP)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 2005

They have a strong alumni network that is gaining more traction every year. I wish they had required or pushed for more internships.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 2005

Frats were just getting popular which was annoying.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 2005

They have come a long way from where they were when I went to SHU. They built more classrooms and buildings and changed the entire landscape of the school for the better.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 2005

It's been quite a few years since I was there.

Rated January 2016
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