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TUITION per semester:
$5,610 in-state; $12,010 out-of-state
MBA, MLS $6,204 in-state
MBA $12,713 out-of-state
Southern Connecticut State University is an urban, comprehensive, state university, founded in 1893. Located in New Haven on a 171-acre campus, Southern functions as a regional institution involved in the economic and social development of the southern part of the state through quality academic offerings, public service efforts, research and grant projects, and cooperative community projects. A fully-accredited institution, Southern holds continuing membership in the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the American Library Association, the National League for Nursing, the Council on Professional Services Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Council on Social Work Education, the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Education for Public Health, and the American Counseling Association’s Council on the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

Approximately 3,200 students are enrolled on a part-time and full-time basis in more than 40 graduate programs offered. The graduate faculty represent a wide range of backgrounds, interests and scholarly achievements. About 70 percent of the full- and part-time faculty hold PhDs.

The University is composed of five academic schools: the School of Arts and Sciences; the School of Business; the School of Education; the School of Health and Human Services; and the School of Graduate Studies.

The Hilton C. Buley Library houses more than 400,000 monograph volumes and access to more than 130 web-based electronic databases. The library also houses the Learning Resources Center which features an education curriculum laboratory. The University also provides a number of microcomputer laboratories around the campus which are available to faculty and graduate students for research. The Academic Computer Center houses up-to-date PCs and Macintosh computers loaded with current versions of popular software.

Each year the University offers a limited number of graduate teaching assistantships and research fellowships to qualified students. Any full-time matriculated graduate student in good standing may apply for an assistantship. Graduate assistants pay full-time tuition and the cost of accident and medical insurance. All other fees are waived. A limited amount of financial aid is available to students who can demonstrate need. The chief source of financial aid consists of Federal Stafford Student Loans. Graduate research assistantships are also available but competitive.

The Department of Residence Life provides on-campus living accommodations for full-time graduate students as well as part-time graduates students who are enrolled with a minimum of six credits per semester. Students may choose from a wide range of housing styles and options including townhouses and air-conditioned apartments.

M.A.: English, History, Psychology, Women’s Studies.

M.B.A.: Business Administration.

M.F.A.: Creative Writing.

M.L.S.: Library Science.

M.P.H.: Public Health.

M.S.: Applied Physics, Computer Science, Political Science, Recreation & Leisure, Sociology.

M.S. PURE SCIENCES: Biology, Chemistry.

M.S. EDUCATION AND RELATED SUBJECT FIELDS INCLUDING CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS: Art Education, Communication Disorders, Counseling & School Psychology (Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, School Psychology), Elementary Education (Collaborative Early Childhood, Elementary, Multicultural Bilingual), English, Environmental Education (Science Education), Exercise Science (Human Performance), History, History & Social Sciences, Mathematics, Reading, School Health, School Media Specialist, Special Education (Collaborative Early Childhood, Interdisciplinary Special Education, Learning Disabled, Mentally Retarded, Socially & Emotionally Handicapped).

M.S.N.: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education.

M.S.W.: Social Work.

Ed.D.: Educational Leadership, Nursing Education.

SIXTH-YEAR PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMAS: Applied Behavioral Analysis, Classroom Specialist, Counselor Education, Educational Coach, Educational Leadership, Library/Information Science, Reading, School Psychology, Science Education, Special Education.
Ed.D.: Nursing Education.
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