Advanced education, counseling, psychology, and msed degrees

An advanced education for the advancement of others.

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.

 

 


Anne E. Fowler Literacy Fellowships 

 

Paid Teaching Internships

Beginning SEPTEMBER 2018

 

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Courses & Catalog

Registration is open for Summer 2018 courses for matriculated and non-matriculated students.

Summer 2018 courses begin on May 21, 2018

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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  2. Check out the schedule link below for course dates and times.

 

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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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Applied Psychology

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.

Bilingual Education

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.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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.

Educational Technology

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.

Elementary Education

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.

Family Studies

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.

Marriage & Family Therapy

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.

Reading & Language Development

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.

School Counseling

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.

School Psychology

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.

Secondary Education

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.

Special Education

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.

Teaching & Foundations

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.

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