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    Waived Application Fee

    We're celebrating Social Work month! Apply at no charge to Social Work and Psychology programs. Next application deadline: April 16.

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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.
    Graduate Faster with 6 Terms per Year.

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

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Faculty Testimonials

Jason Ostrander
"In high school, my teachers told me I would never be successful in college and I refused to let them be right. I think of my own journey when I meet students who have experienced similar obstacles that I have. "
Jason Ostrander, Ph.D., MSW
Shannon Lane
"I always try to remember that there are so many things going on in students’ lives that we might not know about as teachers. "
Shannon Lane, LMSW, Ph.D
Mary Alice Donius
"The focus at SHU is on educating the entire person while emphasizing social justice and community service. "
Mary Alice Donius, Ed.D., RN