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    Waived Application Fee

    We're waiving the application fee all month! Next application deadline: February 19.

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    Lead from the Heart.

    CCNE and NEASC accredited, dedicated online advisors, and 6 start dates per year. Learn More.

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  • Sacred Heart Ranked #4 in Innovation
    Sacred Heart Ranked #4 in Innovation

    U.S. News & World Report ranks SHU as 4th in the country for Innovation. Read the full article here.

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    Graduate Faster with 6 Terms per Year.

    Faster, part-time options for working RNs. View Admissions​.

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Welcome to Sacred Heart University – online. Here, you’ll discover a unique combination of excellence in higher education paired with the convenience of online learning. It’s never been easier to earn the advanced credentials needed to help fulfill both your professional and personal goals.

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Student Testimonials

Theresa Santoro
"This program has been an incredible journey for me. You learn so much from the students, from the inspirational professors. And I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment."
- Theresa Santoro, Ridgefield, CT
Master of Science in Nursing
Jennifer Mejia-Molina
"This program has been great for me, especially due to its flexibility. It is a short program, but it is very intensive."
- Jennifer Mejia-Molina, Bridgeport, CT
Master of Science in Applied Psychology
Azariah Lehman
"In an online environment I wasn't convinced that you could feel that you were part of a community; SHU has changed that perception for me."
- Azariah Lehman, Birch Run, MI
Master of Science in Applied Psychology