University of Bridgeport
The University of Bridgeport offers career-oriented undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees and programs for people seeking personal and professional growth. The University promotes academic excellence, personal responsibility and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.
The University is independent and non-sectarian. It maintains its primary commitments and holds fast to its values. Academic programs are offered through thirteen schools, colleges and institutes. Concern for student development and support predominate.
A career-oriented focus in academic programs is complemented at the undergraduate level with a state-of-the-art core curriculum that helps students secure competencies for lifelong learning and knowledge about our world. The graduate, professional and health sciences programs offer career-oriented master’s and doctoral degrees.
Co-operative education opportunities, accelerated learning, commitment to teaching and a strong tradition of “students first” are a few of the reasons over 5,300 students are enrolled at the University. The School of Education’s shared values and beliefs for Educator Preparation is expressed by the following theme: The passionate, professional educator is knowledgeable about subject matter, committed to inquiry, and responsive to diversity.
Getting my Masters in Education at UB gave me the opportunity to develop useful experience as a teacher. Interning full-time for a year allowed me to gain exposure to all elementary grades and content, while putting into practice what we learned in the classroom.
Master’s & certification
Graduate-level Teacher Certification Program
Dec. 01, 2023Spring
Jul. 15, 2024Fall
Application Fee & Annual Tuition
In State Tuition
Out of State Tuition
Ways to Lower Your Costs
Students at University of Bridgeport have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with University of Bridgeport to see if you can, too!
Grants, Stipends, Scholarships
- Lauren Rousseau Memorial Scholarship (Elementary Education) is available each year.
- The Harper Scholarship: $1,000, awarded twice per year.
- The Linabury Scholarship: $1,000 per year.
Work Study, Working While Still Enrolled
The UB Internship offers a free Masters degree (33 credits) where candidates work full time within a school for 10 months in exchange for tuition remission. The UB Internship cost is $8,000 for the entire 15-month program, including student teaching.
TEACH Connecticut/UB Spring 2022 Scholarship
For more information visit:Financial Aid Office
Business, Grades 7-12
Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Earth Science, Grades 4-8
Earth Science, Grades 7-12
Elementary, Grades 1-6
English, Grades 7-12
General Science, Grades 7-12
History & Social Studies, Grades 7-12
Mathematics, Grades 7-12
Music, Grades Pre-K-12
Physics, Grades 7-12
Remedial Reading & Remedial Language Arts, Grades 1-12
Sample Program Courses
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races