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University of Saint Joseph

University of Saint Joseph


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

Institution Links

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Online Application
Lisa-Britt Wahlberg of Univ St Joseph

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. 

Lisa-Brit Wahlberg

University of Saint Joseph


Bachelor’s & certification

Undergraduate teacher licensure program with BS degree

  • 48 months

    Program Duration

  • In-person

    Program Format

  • Pre-Test Required


Relevant Links

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.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • May 10, 2024

  • Jan. 07, 2025


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Application Fee & Annual Tuition

Learn how to get$100 Back
and apply for a$1000 Scholarship

  • $37,361

    In State Tuition

  • $37,361

    Out of State Tuition

  • $0

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

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!



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. 


Student Loans, Payroll Deduction

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


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.


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


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


  • Male

  • Female



  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

  • Asian

  • Black

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

  • White

  • Two or more races








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