The Department of Education prepares educators to help all learners succeed in a changing global society
The department of Education provides an educational program that will set you apart and prepare you for a lifetime of making a difference – for yourself, and for others.
- One-on-one advisement
- Small classes
- Strong relationships between faculty and students
- Best practices in teaching
- Active engagement
- Collaborative strategies
- Technology-rich resources
- Outstanding hands-on field experiences
- Advanced Teaching in Special Education, M.A.
- Curriculum and Instruction, M.A.
- Education, M.A.
- Instructional Technology, M.A.
- Literacy, M.A.
- Special Education, M.A.
- Special Education Literacy, M.A.
- TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Education, M.A.
- Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate
- Comprehensive Special Education, MAT
- Early Childhood Education/Special Education, MAT
- Elementary Education/Literacy Focus, MAT
- Secondary Education, MAT
We are proud of our graduates - life-long learners and emerging leaders who are remarkable in their abilities as new teachers and impressive in their capacities as effective practitioners. As a result, they are sought out by school districts throughout Connecticut.
The department of Education wishes to attract, support and retain diverse faculty, students and staff in its undergraduate and graduate programs, on and off campus. In the spirit of the Mercy Mission and in its commitment to actively pursue social justice, the department of Education embraces its diverse community and helps each individual achieve his or her full potential.
Reading Time: 2 minutes For the University of Saint Joseph (USJ), its core values remain at the forefront of everything it does. Compassionate service – one of the seven values – is practiced in both programs and courses, as evidenced by the most recent capstone course for students in the undergraduate Special Education program. Led by Jennifer Kowitt, Ph.D.,
Reading Time: 2 minutes Kelly Deegan ’19 is a Child Study major at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). As part of her Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Internship course, Deegan was given the task of finding an internship to prepare her for a career after college. After searching, she landed one at the Village for Families and