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Programs & Certificates

Fairfield University's School of Education and Human Development 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.

Spring 2020 CAEP Self-Study

The School of Education and Human Development is currently undergoing a self-study for the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). Formerly NCATE, CAEP is the sole accrediting body for educator preparation providers.

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Course Descriptions & Catalog

Registration for Summer 2021 courses is open now for both matriculated and non-matriculated students. Use the drop down arrow to select Summer 2021 term in the Browse Classes box. Then select Continue and enter the subject in the Subject box and select Search.

Summer 2021 courses begin on May 24, 2021

Interested in starting as a non-matriculated student?  Find out how easy it is here.

Our Non-Matriculated Status 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.

  1. Click here for a list of courses available to non-matriculated students
  2. Check out the schedule link below for course dates and times.


Instructions for using the Class Schedule Search Tool:

  1. Navigate to the Class Schedule Search Tool by using the link above
  2. Click on “Browse Classes.”
  3. Select the term for which you would like to search for classes and click Continue.
  4. Enter one or more search criteria and click Search to find classes.
    • Counseling
    • Education
    • Educational Technology
    • Marriage & Family Therapy
    • Psychology
    • Reading & Language Development
    • Social Work
    • Special Education
    • TESOL & Bilingual Education
  5. Click on the course title to view detailed information, including textbooks, course description, and more.


Fairfield University's undergraduate and graduate course catalogs are available in PDF format for your convenience. To view the catalogs, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader software, which is installed on most systems. (If you need this software, you may download Acrobat software from Adobe's website.

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Workshops & Events

Fairfield University's School of Education and Human Development offers several workshops and special, intensive classes in Counselor Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Technology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology, and Special Education throughout the year.

Administration & Faculty

Our caring and committed faculty offer a rigorous course of study, with a broad range of courses that integrate critical reflection, extensive field experience, and the most current research in the field.

Alumni & Students

Fairfield encourages staying connected and taking advantage of the many benefits and services the University extends to connect its students and alumni. These include the Alumni Online Community, Academic Advising, career planning expertise, honor societies, connections to professional organizations and internships. Stay updated with the School of Education and Human Development Newsletter!

The Koslow Center

The Kathryn P. Koslow Center for Marriage and Family Therapy, made possible through a generous gift, is a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest in technology to provide students with superior clinical training.

Community Engagement

Through the formation of University-community partnerships, the School of Education and Human Development is working to deepen its relationship with local schools and agencies in ways that are mutually beneficial, sustainable, and facilitate transformational growth for all constituents.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is a leadership group that promotes the mission of the School, advises on strategic planning and programmatic initiatives, assists in fundraising, and fosters outreach and communication with professional and community constituencies.

Early Learning Center

The Fairfield University Early Learning Center is designed to provide quality daycare services at a reasonable cost. The Center also serves as a resource for the study of early childhood development in the School of Education and Human Development and the School of Nursing.

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Contact Us

Office of Graduate Admission

Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 254-4184

Office of the Dean

School of Education and Human Development
Canisius Hall, Room 102
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4250
Fax: (203) 254-4241

Office Hours

Fall and Spring Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 12 noon

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