School of Education and Human Development

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Programs & Certificates

Ƭapp's School of Education and Human Development offers a nationally accredited education that is as affordable as it is effective. Utilizing engaging classrooms, specialized programs, accommodating schedules, and a variety of field experiences, we provide you with the training to achieve your career endeavors.

CAEP Accreditation

The School of Education and Human Development is accredited by the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) through December 2028. Formerly NCATE, CAEP is the sole accrediting body for educator preparation providers.

School of Education and Human Development News

SEHD Rankings

Top 10
EdD Program
— Forbes
No. 1
TESOL Program
in Connecticut
— College Factual
Mental & Social Health Services Schools
in New England
— College Factual

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Course Descriptions & Catalog

Registration for Summer 2024 courses begins on February 1, 2024 for all students. Use the drop-down arrow to select Summer 2024 term in the . Then select Continue and enter the subject in the Subject box and select Search.

Summer 2024 courses begin on Monday, May 20, 2024.

Instructions for using the :

  1. Navigate to the Class Schedule Search Tool by using the link above
  2. Click on “Browse Classes.”
  3. Select the term for which you would like to search for classes and click Continue.
  4. Enter one or more search criteria and click Search to find classes.
    • Counseling
    • Education
    • Educational Technology
    • Educational Leadership
    • Marriage & Family Therapy
    • Psychology
    • Reading & Language Development
    • Social Work
    • Special Education
    • TESOL & Bilingual Education
  5. Click on the course title to view detailed information, including textbooks, course description, and more.

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Administration & Faculty

Our caring and committed faculty offer a rigorous course of study, with a broad range of courses that integrate critical reflection, extensive field experience, and the most current research in the field.

Alumni & Students

Fairfield encourages staying connected and taking advantage of the many benefits and services the University extends to connect its students and alumni. These include the Alumni Online Community, Academic Advising, career planning expertise, honor societies, connections to professional organizations and internships. Stay updated with the School of Education and Human Development Newsletter!

The Koslow Center

The Kathryn P. Koslow Center for Marriage and Family Therapy, made possible through a generous gift, is a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest in technology to provide students with superior clinical training.

Community Engagement

Through the formation of University-community partnerships, the School of Education and Human Development is working to deepen its relationship with local schools and agencies in ways that are mutually beneficial, sustainable, and facilitate transformational growth for all constituents.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is a leadership group that promotes the mission of the School, advises on strategic planning and programmatic initiatives, assists in fundraising, and fosters outreach and communication with professional and community constituencies.

Early Learning Center

The Ƭapp Early Learning Center is designed to provide quality daycare services at a reasonable cost. The Center also serves as a resource for the study of early childhood development in the School of Education and Human Development and the School of Nursing.

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Support the School of Education and Human Development's mission of community service and commitment to diverse and underserved populations.

Contact Us

Office of Graduate Admission

1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 254-4184

Office of the Dean

School of Education and Human Development
Canisius Hall, Room 102
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4250
Fax: (203) 254-4241
E-mail: SEHDCommunication@fairfield.edu

Office Hours

Fall and Spring Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 12 noon

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