Graduate Programs at Fairfield University
Fairfield University

Fairfield University

Fairfield University
About Fairfield University
The moment you arrive at Fairfield University everything feels different. Our 200-acre idyllic campus is situated on Connecticut’s coastline, providing for beautiful, unforgettable surroundings. But it’s more than that – it’s our dedication to each and every student’s personal growth that makes our environment so unique.

We’ve been graduating adept, accomplished students since being founded by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) over 70 years ago. We’re committed to fostering a strong sense of community, where the learning goes deeper, the friendships are more intense, and the experiences stay with you long after graduation.

Our 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students pursue 41 majors, 16 interdisciplinary minors and 40 graduate programs -in five different schools – the College of Arts and Sciences, the Dolan School of Business, the School of Engineering, the School of Nursing, and the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions.
Students at Fairfield University
Shoreline and Train line
Our location offers students the best of all possible worlds – a beautiful, vibrant 200-acre campus located within one-mile of the Connecticut shoreline. Our campus is beautiful, and provides students with a peaceful, safe community. The town of Fairfield is a vibrant location for students to enjoy when they want to get off campus.

Yet, a short one-hour train ride from Fairfield allows you to be a part of the energy and excitement – not to mention the internship and career possibilities – that New York City offers. Students can enjoy world class art, theater and shopping, while also receiving exceptional training for their professional lives. 44% of our graduates found their jobs through internships they had at Fairfield.  
Connecticut’s Only Jesuit University
Fairfield University has a mission shaped by one of the world’s oldest and greatest intellectual, spiritual, and activist traditions. We are one of 28 Jesuit institutions that share the commitment to educate the whole person – in body, mind, and spirit. Our Jesuit mission permeates all of our academic programs, but a student’s classroom experience is a totally 21st century experience.  
Facilities at Fairfield University
Outstanding Profile
The numbers speak for themselves. The Class of 2015 reported a 98% placement rate six months after graduation. Fairfield consistently enjoys a top ranking in US News and World Report, currently #3 among our peers in the Northeast. Our student to faculty ratio is 11:1, assuring that students will know their professors, and will have the opportunity to pursue research projects with them.  
Holistic Review Process
In keeping with our Jesuit mission and heritage, the admission process at Fairfield is holistic. We are interested in who you are as well as what you have done. And because we value the diversity of viewpoints and ideas that international students bring, we offer merit scholarships to international students.

For more information on the admission process, please complete the form on the right and one of our experienced admisison advisors will soon be in touch.

Videos

Programs

Accounting
Fairfield University's Master of Science in accounting has designated tracks in assurance, tax and accounting information systems.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
American Studies
Fairfield University's Master of Arts in American Studies engages the idea of America as it has been culturally imagined and contested throughout history, both within and beyond U.S. national borders.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Business Analytics
In today’s ever-changing, technology-driven world, organizations are swimming in data, and finding ways to analyze and use all the facts and figures is crucial to business success.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Communication
Fairfield University's Master of Arts in Communication emphasizes theory, research, and application to examine the ways humans communicate - verbally and nonverbally - across a variety of levels and contexts.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Fairfield University's Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) provides students with the knowledge and skills to innovate and lead in their chosen discipline
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Finance
Fairfield University's Master of Science in finance provides unique opportunities for individuals who want to further their careers in the areas of investments, corporate finance, and banking.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
M.B.A.
Fairfield’s Master of Business Administration prepares students with the diverse skills required for business leadership. 
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
Management of Technology
Fairfield University's Master of Science in the Management of Technology (MSMOT) endows students with the necessary knowledge, creativity, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills to successfully manage technology enterprises of all kinds.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Mechanical Engineering
Fairfield University's Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) is designed to serve the needs of practicing engineers, and those aspiring to an advanced degree in mechanical engineering and related specializations.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Psychology
Psychologists take as foundational the idea that behavior and mental processes can only be understood by appreciating the complex ways in which they are shaped by biological, psychological, and socio-cultural forces.
Duration: 4 years
Deadline: Ongoing
Software Engineering
Fairfield University's Master of Science in Software Engineering (MSSE) focuses on the skills in design, analysis, implementation, testing, and validation you need to develop sophisticated and successful software projects.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing

Testimonials

Shreya Karan, Computer Software Engineering - India

"I feel very fortunate to have selected Fairfield University. Not only is the campus community welcoming and friendly, but the professors are inspiring and committed to driving their students to reach their full potential. I enjoy being a part of a reputable institution that promises many opportunities for the future."

Shreya Karan, Computer Software Engineering - India
Alvin Jerome, Mechanical Engineering - India

"My experience at Fairfield has provided me with a pool of people and opportunities that have melded me into a better individual. The Jesuit education, as well as the experience I gained by working in the Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN), have made me more self-confident, challenged me to think of people and problems beyond myself and inspired me to be a part of the solution towards a more just world."

Alvin Jerome, Mechanical Engineering - India
Hua Thong Feng, Business Analytics - China

"Fairfield University is multicultural, open and committed to high quality education. The best thing about being a student here is the number of opportunities that are available because of the University’s reputation and its proximity to New York. I am proud to be a part of the Fairfield community and cannot wait to utilize the knowledge and skills I have learned here."

Hua Thong Feng, Business Analytics - China
Samyukta Dawadi, Communication - Nepal

"Finding another home almost 7,500 miles away from my homeland wasn’t easy, but I found one here at Fairfield. The University is amazing in every aspect, from its quality education and beautiful surroundings to its excellent reputation and the values it stands for. The education here has not only prepared me to thrive in my personal and professional life, but it has compelled me to create a brighter tomorrow and lead passionately with others."

Samyukta Dawadi, Communication - Nepal
Anmol Sheikh, International Business and Management - Pakistan

"Fairfield University has had a profound impact on my life. Its unique and rich resources have deeply transformed my intellectual, social and personal experience and have helped shape my future while making me a better leader. The friendly environment and support I receive from faculty, staff and my fellow students has instilled a strong sense of community in me and empowered me to become a global citizen."

Anmol Sheikh, International Business and Management - Pakistan
Antonio Tello, Electrical Engineering Major - Mexico

"My experience at Fairfield University has been absolutely great. It is amazing how I meet new people and make new connections every day. I love the community because everyone is so friendly, and the student clubs are extremely fun and exciting. They conduct many great activities to keep us engaged and make the overall University experience even more enjoyable."

Antonio Tello, Electrical Engineering Major - Mexico
Huseyn Mustafabali, Computer Science Major - Azerbaijan

"The uniqueness of this university is that it is not simply a learning place for students, but a giant home away from home. It has given me the opportunity to meet many intellectual professors and lifelong friends while gaining priceless knowledge and experience. I am honored to be a part of the Fairfield community and am glad to say that I have found family here."

Huseyn Mustafabali, Computer Science Major - Azerbaijan
Carlos Gavilano, Finance and Accounting Major - Peru

"I decided to attend Fairfield University because it has an amazing business program and because its core (curriculum) helps students gain a wider knowledge in diverse fields of study. I have attended lectures by well-known guest speakers, participated in extracurricular activities like intramural soccer and the Holi Festival and made many friends. There is honestly no way to get bored at this school because there is always something interesting going on."

Carlos Gavilano, Finance and Accounting Major - Peru
Make an Enquiry
Free advice from our university advisors
First Name * (required)
Surname * (required)
Email Address * (required)
Telephone Number (including country code) * (required)
Country of Residence * (required)
Nationality * (required)
How much can you afford? * (required)
Program of Interest * (required)
I confirm that I've read the Terms of Use and agree to the use of my personal information for this service.