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Graduate & Professional Studies

Fairfield University believes that an educated workforce is best equipped to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing, global market. If you’re a professional or recent graduate interested in learning new skills, changing career paths, or taking your career to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. Fairfield offers more than 50 master's degree programs, doctoral programs, and graduate certificates in a wide variety of fields and formats, including online, on-campus, and hybrid modalities. Each program is designed and taught by expert faculty with the goal to help you pursue a new career or advance in your current one. Whichever path you choose, our programs will provide you with real world capabilities to further your career trajectory and your personal growth.

Every year, the Career Center releases a Graduate Student Outcomes Report, which provides a summary of post-graduation activities based on surveys completed by Fairfield graduate students within six months of graduation. Download the latest report to see how Fairfield University prepares students to thrive in an ever-changing global market.

Charles F. Dolan School Of Business

The best business leaders are the ones who use a strong moral compass to look at all decisions from every point of view - the kind of skills you'll get with an advanced degree from the Dolan School of Business.

College Of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences' graduate programs promote intellectual and reflective query, discovery, and practice across a variety of disciplines, including creative writing, communication, industrial and organizational psychology, interior design, mathematics, and public administration.

Egan School Of Nursing & Health Studies

The Egan School trains our nurses and healthcare professionals to be more than just good practitioners, but also to be adaptable leaders. It's what happens when you apply classroom knowledge to a variety of hands-on clinical settings, all while staying in tune with a rapidly evolving healthcare industry.

School of Education and Human Development

The School of Education and Human Development is committed to educating scholar-practitioners. That means that the educators, counselors, psychologists, and administrators we graduate are adept across a wide range of environments, both in and out of the classroom.

School Of Engineering

Complex issues deserve a multi-faceted approach, which is the kind of education you'll get from the School of Engineering. Across each of our graduate degrees, you'll learn to work effectively to tackle complicated problems, and in turn, advance your career.


At Fairfield, we are committed to fostering an environment where you get the most out of your education. We offer more than 50 graduate programs across all five of our schools, each designed to advance your career while enhancing your depth and breadth of knowledge in a chosen field of study. Our programs are also offered in a variety of formats, such as online, in-person, and hybrid modalities, that allow you to customize your experience based on your learning preferences. 

Admission & Financial Aid

Fairfield University is committed to making sure you get the most out of your graduate experience. Our convenient location, supportive alumni, dedicated faculty and professional student network will provide everything you'll need for an enriching graduate education—leading to a career and life filled with promise and purpose.

Student Life & Resources

The vibrant student life at Fairfield isn't just reserved for undergraduates. In fact, we have an entire office dedicated to making sure the graduate experience doesn't end when you leave class.

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