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University of Saint Joseph
Bachelor’s & certification
Undergraduate teacher licensure program with BS degree
Master’s & certification
Graduate Teacher Licensure Program with Master of Arts in Teaching
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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.

  • College or University
  • West Hartford, CT
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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. 

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University of Saint Joseph
Bachelor’s & certification
Undergraduate teacher licensure program with BS degree
Master’s & certification
Graduate Teacher Licensure Program with Master of Arts in Teaching
Visit Website
Programs
Bachelor's & cert.
Undergraduate teacher licensure program with BS degree
Master’s & cert.
Graduate Teacher Licensure Program with Master of Arts in Teaching
Bachelor’s & certification
Undergraduate teacher licensure program with BS degree
Bachelor’s & certification
Undergraduate teacher licensure program with BS degree
48 months
Program Duration
Program duration can vary based on the number of courses taken per semester, summer semester enrollment, as well as other factors
In-person
Program Format
Program Info

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.

For more information visit: Program
Tuition & Fees
$37,361
In State Tuition
$37,361
Out of State Tuition
$0
Application Fee
Cost Offsets
Students at University of Saint Joseph have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with University of Saint Joseph to see if you can, too!
Amount
Description
Varies
Grants, Stipends, Scholarships

Alma Exley Minority Teacher Scholarship, CREC Minority Teacher Recruitment Scholarship, Federal Pell Grant, Federal TEACH grant, and University merit and need based awards. 

$5,500-$12,500
Student Loans, Payroll Deduction

Federal Direct Loan opportunities are available if students complete a FAFSA form. 

Varies
Loan Forgiveness

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.

$2,000/year
Work Study, Working While Still Enrolled

On campus employment options are available for all undergraduate students. Most students working on campus earn approximately $2,000 per year.

For more information visit: Financial Aid Office
Certifications
Certifications
Provides information on the types of credentials one can gain by becoming certified to teach through this specific program of interest.
Biology, Grades 7-12
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

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Teacher licensure candidates are accepted into the program during their sophomore year and have the subsequent experiences

Program Hallmarks

  • Hands-On Experience
  • Preparation for Diverse Populations
  • Mentoring & Coaching
  • Commitment to Improvement
Stats
178
Total Enrollment
2.67
Entry GPA Min Undergrad Eligibility
3.10
Entry GPA Med
15
Program Completers
100.00%
Acceptance Rate
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
  • 0%
  • 100%
Ethnicity
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • Asian
  • Black
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Two or more races
  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 3%
  • 11%
  • 0%
  • 82%
  • 5%
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Bachelor’s & certification
Undergraduate teacher licensure program with BS degree
Master’s & certification
Graduate Teacher Licensure Program with Master of Arts in Teaching
Visit Website