Candidates complete clinical experiences in public school classrooms.
Founded in 1932, the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut engages students with a rigorous liberal arts and professional education based on a proven track record of empowering students to succeed and lead. You can select from an array of dynamic majors and minors, dual majors and concentrations, and then proceed to realize your ambitions. Experiential learning is incorporated across the curriculum, and faculty prepare students for meaningful professional careers. Seamless degree programs save time and money, and build the foundation for a great career as many degree programs lead to professional licenses.
USJ provides the practical and theoretical foundations future teachers need to be competitive in the job market. The USJ School of Education helps teacher candidates identify their strengths and tackle challenges in small classroom settings through coaching, modeling and mentoring.
With a long-held reputation for preparing outstanding teachers, the University of Saint Joseph sets the standard for undergraduate Education programs and for you. Underlying our reputation is a vision of preparing educators to be advocates for all children and adolescents and to be change agents who embrace the challenge and opportunity of teaching and learning in today's diverse classrooms. You will learn to teach effectively in a changing global environment with USJ's comprehensive curriculum and field and clinical experiences in various educational settings.
Alma Exley Minority Teacher Scholarship, CREC Minority Teacher Recruitment Scholarship, Federal Pell Grant, Federal TEACH grant, and University merit and need based awards.
Federal Direct Loan opportunities are available if students complete a FAFSA form.
Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness, Federal Perkins Loan Forgiveness, and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness options are available. Information is provided to students prior to graduation.
On campus employment options are available for all undergraduate students. Most students working on campus earn approximately $2,000 per year.
Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Comprehensive Special Education, Grades K-12
Elementary, Grades 1-6
English, Grades 7-12
French, Grades 7-12
General Science, Grades 7-12
History & Social Studies, Grades 7-12
Italian, Grades 7-12
Latin & Classical Humanities, Grades 7-12
Mathematics, Grades 7-12
Physics, Grades 7-12
Spanish, Grades 7-12
- American Indian or Alaskan Native
- Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
- Two or more races