Off-Campus Education Programs

USJ’s Off-Campus Education Programs provide Connecticut educators with learning experiences that emphasize what all teachers value – academic rigor, a compassionate heart, and dedication for making positive change in the lives and learning of their students. As a USJ Off-Campus degree candidate you will:  
  • Develop your own knowledge and skill through innovative hybrid programs that blend in-person, synchronous, and asynchronous learning;  
  • Become part of a supportive professional cohort, creating collegial and collaborative relationships that will last well beyond your diploma; and,  
  • Explore and implement new ways of integrating theory with practice that translates to even more successful learning outcomes in your own classroom.  
  • Enjoy eight-week courses of academic rigor with a workload designed for full time professional educators   
  • Complete your degree in two years or less completion time, including breaks  
Degrees include: 

M.A. in Advanced Teaching in Special Education (Cross-Endorsement) 
M.A. in Instructional Technology 
M.A. in TESOL Education (Cross-Endorsement) 
M.A. in Education with an Arts Integration Concentration 
M.A. in Special Education (No Endorsement) 
M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction 
M.A. in Literacy 
M.A. in Special Education with ASD Focus 

To learn more about these programs
and how to apply, click here.


Andrea “Penny” Spencer, Ph.D. 
Director of Off-Campus Programs 
Phone: 860-231-5336 
Email: [email protected]