Sacred Heart University

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Upgrade Your Career with an Online Degree from Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University Online is an affordable and convenient way to earn a degree online from a university ranked among America's best colleges. Experience Sacred Heart's signature humanistic core principles and degree programs based on interactive personal attention, small classes, and rigorous academics offer students a unique life platform for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

Sacred Heart University has developed a core curriculum that is fundamental to becoming a knowledgeable and educated person; and essential for personal and professional success in a global and ever changing world.

The core curriculum consists of 3 areas:

  • Foundational Core courses that develop skills needed for a global and ever-changing society.
  • Common Core: The Human Journey is academically rigorous, distinct, enduring, and is Sacred Heart University's academic signature. It culminates with a capstone course which focuses on the practice of ethical thinking and moral decision making.
  • Elective Core courses that develop knowledge needed for the major and for life-long learning.

Accreditation and recognition for Sacred Heart includes:

  • Regional accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
  • Our RN to BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Second largest Catholic university in New England.
  • Named one of the top 30 master's level colleges and universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report in the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges.
  • Included in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges.

Benefits of Sacred Heart's online degree programs include the following:

  • Convenience and Flexibility: All degrees are completed online in a user-friendly format. You can easily arrange your coursework around your own schedule.
  • Interactivity: Communicate with your professors and classmates in a unique, easy-to-use, virtual classroom setting.
  • Expert Instruction: Over 80 percent of our full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their fields.
  • Affordability: We offer competitive tuition costs and work with students to identify all potential sources of financial aid.

Student Reviews

I chose SHU mainly for its personalized, intimate atmosphere. I wanted to be acknowledged as an individual, not just a number in a professor's grade book.