Aug 03, 2020  
2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Graduate and Professional Studies


Dan Nussbaum, Ph.D.


Executive Assistant to the Dean, 860.231.5797

Accredited by

Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
Connecticut State Department of Education
Council on Social Work Education

Membership in

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
Council on Social Work Education
International Association of Schools of Social Work
National Council of Family Relations
National Organization of Human Services
Society for Research in Child Development
Society for Research in Adolescence

Mission Statement

The School of Graduate and Professional Studies:

  • Provides a rigorous, relevant and values-based undergraduate and graduate education to a diverse student population
  • Prepares knowledgeable and skilled professionals who engage in culturally responsive practice to deliver effective service
  • Cultivates a student-centered environment built on a foundation of integrity and accountability
  • Develops graduates who embrace life-long learning, service and the promotion of social justice
  • Prepares graduates to become leaders in their communities and accomplished professionals in their chosen field of work


Business Administration 
Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies 
Human Development and Family Studies 
Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies 
Social Work and Latino Community Practice  

Undergraduate Majors

Accounting, B.S. 
Child Study, B.A. 
Family Studies, B.S. 
Management, B.S. 
Social Work, B.S.  

Undergraduate Minors

Accounting Minor 
Child Study Minor 
Family Studies Minor 
Gerontology Minor  
Latino Community Practice Minor 
Management Minor 
Youth Services Minor  

Other Undergraduate Programs

Accounting, B.S., 4+1 Program of Study   Accounting B.S. to Management M.S.

Accounting, B.S., 2+3 Program of Study   Accounting B.S. to Management M.S., for transfers
Adelante Certificate  
Latino Community Practice Certificate  

Interdisciplinary Programs (B.A. or B.S.)  

Child Study, B.A. to M.A. (Marriage and Family Therapy) Accelerated  
Child Study, B.A. to M.S. (Autism & Applied Behavior Analysis) Accelerated  
Family Studies, B.S. to M.A. (Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling) Accelerated  
Family Studies, B.S. to M.S. (Autism & Applied Behavior Analysis) Accelerated  

Graduate Programs

Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. 
Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A. 
Management, M.S. 
School Counseling, M.A.  
Social Work, M.S.W.  

Other Graduate Programs

Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate  
Contemporary Project Management Graduate Certificate  
Healthcare Systems Management Graduate Certificate 
Homeland Security Management Graduate Certificate  
Health Informatics Graduate Certificate - Online  

Courses offered
Accounting - ACCT Latino Community Practice - LCPR
Counseling - COUN Marriage and Family Therapy - MFTH
Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS Management - MGMT
Human Development/Gerontology - HDGE Social Work - SOCW
Institute of Autism and Behavioral Studies - IABS