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Fairfield University

Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions

Fairfield, CT

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Fairfield University

Overview

Fairfield University / Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions is located in Fairfield, CT.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) School psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Special education
Master of Arts (MA) Elementary education
Advanced Training Certificate (ATC) Substance abuse counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Applied psychology
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Elementary education
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) School psychology
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) TESOL, world languages, and bilingual education
(Sixth Year Certificate) Reading and language development
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical mental health counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Family studies
Master of Arts (MA) Secondary education
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) School counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Marriage and family therapy
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Clinical mental health counseling
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Special education
Advanced Training Certificate (ATC) Applied behavior analysis
Master of Arts (MA) School counseling
(Certificate) Teaching
Master of Arts (MA) TESOL, world languages, and bilingual education
Advanced Training Certificate (ATC) Integration of spirituality and religion in counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching and foundations
Master of Arts (MA) Educational technology
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Teaching and foundations
Advanced Training Certificate (ATC) School-based marriage and family therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 136
Other Advanced Degrees 28

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

370
Applied
209
Accepted
125
Enrolled
56%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported February 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 recommendations, resume

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

450
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.89%
Black or African American 4.67%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.33%
Unknown 1.11%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

62
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 39
Male (17)
Female (45)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reading and literacy, writing, social justice and inequality in education, addictions and mental health issues, therapeutic relationships and clinical supervision
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
United States
Contact Dr. Robert D. Hannafin
Dean
Email: rhannafin@fairfield.edu
Phone: 203-254-4250
Fax: 203-254-4241