Graduate Study at Central Connecticut State University
At CCSU you will discover exceptional academic programs to meet your professional needs and your intellectual passions.
Education and Much More!
CCSU has a proud history of preparing professionals in education and human services. Programs range from initial teacher certification to Master’s degrees to professional certificates to two doctorates in educational leadership. Our strong professional ties—to schools, agencies, and clinics—create opportunities for “real-life” learning experiences under the encouraging supervision of field-site professionals. CCSU also offers an extraordinary variety of graduate programs in arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, technology, and business--including the MBA and the MSA.
A Community of Learning
With over 40 fields of study, we offer an exciting array of academic programs. Our professors--nationally noted scholars and skilled practitioners--work with you as partners, helping you map your course of study, acting as mentors, inviting you to join them in research projects, and providing advice to help you advance your career. You will also find that CCSU is a genuine community of learning. You will meet people who are passionate about ideas and eager to share what they discover. Our programs have been designed to help you accomplish your goals as you balance the other demands in your life.
Life After Graduate Study
Here’s how our students pursue their dreams after graduate study: As professionals in major companies from Aetna to Verizon. As marriage & family therapists at hospitals and community mental health agencies; as private counselors and psychotherapists; as mental health counselors at institutes and clinics; as rehabilitation counselors at state and national agencies. As teachers, school counselors, principals, and superintendents, and as higher education academic advisors, career counselors, and administrators throughout New England. And as students in some of the top professional and doctoral programs in the nation.
Our programs are nationally recognized for their educational excellence. We continue to offer the most affordable in-state tuition in the region--an outstanding return on your investment.
Annual Cost of Attendance 2016-17
In-State FT Graduate (per year): Tuition & Required Fees $10,956
Out-of-State FT Graduate (per year): Tuition & Required Fees $23,756
Graduate Admission Requirements
We welcome applications from students with a broad range of abilities, interests, and backgrounds. The graduate programs require the equivalent of a U.S. 2.70 GPA from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. The preferred international student deadlines are May 1 for fall and November 1 for spring.
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