Message from the Dean of Graduate Studies

pavezaWe are delighted to welcome you to the School of Graduate Studies at Southern Connecticut State University. As one of the largest 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 3,200 students pursuing graduate studies, including more than 930 full-time graduate students. 


Southern's graduate faculty represent a wide range of backgrounds, interests, and scholarly 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 to see them succeed. We appreciate your interest in the School of Graduate Studies, and we look forward to assisting you.

Dr. Gregory J. Paveza
Dean, School of Graduate Studies