Fairfield University's Graduate School of Education & Allied Professions offers a nationally accredited education that is as affordable as it is effective. Utilizing engaging classrooms, specialized programs, accommodating schedules, and a variety of field experiences, we provide you with the training to achieve your career endeavors.
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For Spring 2019 courses, registration begins on December 3, 2018 for matriculated students and on December 17, 2018 for non-matriculated students.
Spring 2019 courses begin on January 22, 2019
Interested in starting as a non-matriculated student? Find out how easy it is here.
This option provides a wonderful opportunity for qualified students to explore degree options and to confirm personal goals and readiness for graduate study. Qualifications considered include a Bachelor's degree (required) and other qualifications related to your preparedness for graduate-level studies in the field of interest to you.
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Find out how easy it is to start as a non-matriculated student by calling the GSEAP Dean’s office at 203-254-4250 to schedule an appointment.
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The Master of Arts in Applied Psychology offers a solid education in the theories, philosophies, and practices of this dynamic and growing field through two programs of study – Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Foundations of Advanced Psychology.
Fairfield offers programs in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and bilingual education to prepare prospective and practicing teachers to educate K-12 students who are learning English as a second or additional language.
Fairfield University’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree offers counseling courses under the guidance of faculty members who are nationally recognized in the field.
The Master of Arts in Educational Technology enhances and transforms teaching through technology integration. Students will be trained as teachers, co-teachers, consultants in schools and organizations, and for professional development positions.
The Educational Studies and Teacher Preparation Department of the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions (GSEAP) offers graduate programs for new and experienced teachers in Elementary Education organized around reflective inquiry and socially responsible professional practice.
The Master of Arts in Family Studies is a non-clinical program within the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy. Here, students are put on an advanced educational track in early childhood, human development, interpersonal relations, and family studies.
The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) educates candidates for careers as marriage and family therapists, and is fully accredited with the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). The curriculum and clinical training focuses on preparing you to work with diverse populations who have experienced a broad range of problems.
The Reading and Language Development program is a 36-credit program committed to preparing general and special educators who possess the knowledge and skills to positively impact K-12 students’ broad literacy achievement profiles.
Fairfield University’s Master of Arts in School Counseling degree offers counseling courses under the guidance of faculty members who are nationally recognized in the field. The program develops knowledge and skills areas such as human growth and development, the helping relationship and group counseling.
Fairfield University’s Master of Arts degree and Sixth Year Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology develop competencies in the areas of assessment, consultation and direct intervention. Your education also reflects the conceptual framework of the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, emphasizing the scientist–practitioner tradition, reflective practice, primary prevention, developmental and systems theory and becoming agents of change.
Fairfield University’s Master of Arts (MA) degree and Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in School Psychology develop competencies in the areas of assessment, consultation, and direct intervention.
The Master of Arts in Special Education teaches professional instructors to apply specialized support to students with challenges through educational, social, cognitive, rehabilitative, and behavioral management approaches.
The Educational Studies and Teacher Preparation Department offers programs for educational professionals who wish to deepen and expand their knowledge of teaching and learning in a socio-cultural context.