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5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06432
Phone: 203-371-7999

Degree Programs

Nursing: Bachelor
The University now offers the RN to BSN program on the web. This is identical to the program that has been offered on campus since 1980, with the same National League for Nursing accredited curriculum, faculty, courses, and policies. The upper-division curriculum has been specially designed for RN students returning to finish their Baccalaureate degree. it consists of 27 credits in the major; and, typically, course will be offered online in a 15 week period, paralleling the regular semester. Accelerated courses may also be available periodically. Students will be assigned weekly readings and assignments, and there will be weekly group discussions with classmates and faculty. Each student will receive a course study guide and, if needed, select readings, as well as textbooks. Selected non-Nursing courses are currently offered online and the University will be networking with other Universities to facilitate the online completion of a majority of the other courses that are needed. Admiss
Contact: Anne Barker - (203) 371-7717

Geriatric Health and Wellness: Masters
This program prepares health professionals for advanced clinical practice. The program is designed to facilitate the practitioner's ability to meet the diverse and challenging health care needs of older adults in traditional and emerging settings across the continuum of geriatric health care. The curriculum draws from the fields of geriatrics and gerontology, community health, health promotion and wellness, health care delivery systems and adult learning. Learning activities, based on principles of problem-based learning, are designed to further students' development as reflective practitioners. The curriculum is a structured, 36-credit degree program that blends Internet-based online learning methodology with intensive on-campus symposium to meet the needs of adult learners actively practicing in their health care discipline
Contact: Michelle Lusardi - 203 365-4721

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with Concentrations in Patient Care Services Administration and Family Nurse Practitioner Primary Care: Masters
The Patient Care Services Administration track prepares nurses who hold baccalaureate degrees for administrative positions within acute, community, or long-term health care facilities. The Family Nurse Practitioner program is designed to prepare students to successfully pass the American Nurses Association Certification Examination as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Certification, along with a 30 hour pharmacology course, allows students to apply foe an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license in the state of Connecticut. Graduates of the program possess the necessary educational and experiential background to provide primary care.
Contact: Dori Taylor Sullivan - 203 371-7715

Science in Nursing: Masters
In the health care field, there is a growing awareness that nurses need more advanced skills to handle complex and specialized tasks. These days many executive and leadership positions in nursing require applicants to have an earned Master of Science in Nursing. Sacred Heart University's online master's in nursing is a highly innovative and challenging program designed to meet the needs of the working career nurse seeking superior clinical, administrative, and educational skills to move into management roles or positions with more autonomy.
Link: Science in Nursing
Contact: - 877-791-7181

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