About The School of Graduate Studies
The School of Graduate Studies, at Southern Connecticut State University is one of
graduate schools in New England. Our mission is to promote excellence in all aspects of graduate
education. Southern offers graduate programs in over 55 areas of study in the fields of education,
library science and information technology, business, health and human services, and arts and
sciences. We have approximately 3,500 students pursuing graduate studies, including more than
1000 full-time graduate students.
Southern's graduate faculty represent a wide range of backgrounds, interests, and
achievements. Many have achieved national and international recognition for their scholarship and
for their contributions to their professional disciplines. Their expertise is shared willingly with our
students. Our faculty genuinely care about their students and want them to succeed.
We encourage you to browse through the pages of our website and find out more about
of Graduate Studies and the programs we offer.
This December, the university will be holding its first winter commencement ceremony for students receiving master's degrees, sixth year professional diplomas, and doctoral degrees. For more details, click here.