Off-Campus Education Programs

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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.

Degree Options


M.A. in Instructional Technology (Online) 
M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction (Online) 
M.A. in Literacy (Online) 
M.A. in Special Education with Graduate Certificate in Autism and Neurodiverse Learners (Online)
M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Cross-Endorsement) (Online)
Autism and Neurodiverse Learners Graduate Certificate (Online)


M.A. in Special Education (No Cross Endorsement) 
M.A. in Special Education Advanced Teaching (Cross Endorsement) 
M.A. in Education with Concentration In Arts Integration

Learn more and apply today!

As a USJ Off-Campus degree candidate you will:  

  • Develop your own knowledge and skill through interactive hybrid programs that blend in-person, synchronous online and in-person instruction;  
  • Become part of a supportive professional cohort that is high touch and personalized, 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.  
  • Convenient to educators’ busy schedules with 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  with face-to-face and online instruction saving you time and travel.


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