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How to Get Started With SHU

Take the first step toward a new chapter in your education and career with an online degree from Sacred Heart University.

Your application process begins with this simple online form. Then, one of our skilled program managers will reach out to assist you in completing the process.

If you have questions or prefer to apply over the phone, give us a call at 877-791-7181.

Application Process

  1. Fill out our quick and easy online application form.
  2. Complete your application file, including all program-specific requirements. These requirements can be found on the admissions section of your program page.

    Typical requirements include adequate GPA, statement of professional goals and two letters of recommendation, plus other requirements particular to the program.

    For more information, call us at 877-791-7181.

  3. Pay your $75 application fee online.
  4. Order and submit your official transcripts from previous institutions you’ve attended.

    After completing your application file, you’ll receive your decision from our admissions department within 2–3 weeks.

Connect With a Program Manager

If you’d like to connect directly with a member of Sacred Heart University’s admissions team, call 877-791-7181.

We’re here to help with your questions about the application and admissions process, or other questions about our online programs.

Please consult the State Authorizations page for information on state approval and licensure or call us at 877-791-7181.