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Fairfield University's Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies programs use the latest in medical equipment and small classroom settings to provide a practical and engaging education for its students. The Egan School Graduate Programs offer degrees at the masters and doctoral levels.

Administration & Faculty

At Fairfield, we pride ourselves on the excellence of our program and faculty. Faculty members are experts in the field, and work diligently to provide a simulation-focused approach to their teaching. Faculty advisors work closely with students to provide academic advice, individualized attention, and career planning. Small classes are a key component to the program with the incorporation of clinical simulations to give students a real-world sense of life in the industry.


The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies offers a number of resources to graduate students. These resources include Financial Aid Planning, Writing Center, Career Planning, News@ Egan, Dakota’s Blog, and the Student Manual.

Workshops & Certificates

Fairfield University Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies offers workshops and specialty trainings in trauma and resilience. All programs are on campus in Fairfield, CT.

Graduate Information Session

Join us at an upcoming Graduate Information Session where we can answer your questions one-on-one, give you an opportunity to meet our faculty and introduce you to the Fairfield University community and experience.

Faculty Publications

Our Egan faculty have been published widely and generate readership globally. Fairfield Egan faculty publications have been downloaded more than 30,000 times from 140+ countries.


With a long history of preparing men and women for careers in the expanding fields of medicine and health studies and ranked as one of the nation’s best nursing schools, the new center opened in Fall 2017. Rising to four floors, it expanded the University’s current facility to over 70,000 square feet, four times the size of the previous facility. The new building features a state-of-the-art simulation center, advanced learning environments and equipment, including enhanced clinical settings and workspaces like the anesthesia simulation room, a control room and modern labs. The new school is home to the Kanarek Center for Palliative Care Nursing Education.

Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing Tour Video

Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing Simulation Center


The Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctorate of Nursing Practice degrees at Fairfield University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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Office of Graduate Admission

P: (203) 254-4184
F: (203) 254-4199

Office of the Dean

Fairfield University Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

Fairfield University

1073 North Benson Road

Fairfield, CT 06824

(203) 254-4150

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