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BRING YOUR PASSION. FIND YOUR PATH.

With seven schools and colleges all working together, there’s plenty to explore at University of Hartford. You’ll find your own road, but you won’t walk it alone.

At UHart, we help you partner your passion with your dream profession. But beyond just landing a job after graduation, we empower you to rise quickly in your field. Through a multitude of perspectives, you'll gain critical thinking skills and the ability to adapt to change.

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  • Undergraduate
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    • Art
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      From ceramics and sculpture, to photography and painting, our studio-based instruction provides Hartford Art School students the opportunity to display their work and build their portfolios.
      • Art History
        This program offers students a wide variety of courses that cover art from around the globe.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Ceramics
        Work with both sculpture and pottery in the introductory courses, and develop personal direction in your work as you advance in the curriculum.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Illustration
        Be prepared to work at a professional level, with a comprehensive understanding of illustration and the ability to merge your client's needs with your personal style.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Integrated Media Arts
        IMA is a cross-disciplinary major that reflects the engagement of new imaging technologies in contemporary art with a study of their cultural impact.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Painting and Drawing
        Practice and explore your technical, aesthetic, and conceptual skills in the Painting and Drawing Department.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Photography
        The curriculum integrates experimental, narrative, and documentary approaches to photography. You will be trained in black and white and color wet processes, studio practices, digital technologies, and a variety of historical techniques.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Printmaking
        Receive the technical and aesthetic instruction and learn the critical thinking skills necessary to develop as a working print artist.
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      • Sculpture
        Explore a wide range of approaches to sculpture production. This program recognizes the broad diversity of styles, techniques, and independent conceptual visions that define the field of contemporary sculpture.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Visual Communication Design
        Learn how to design static and interactive work, which can include motion graphics, product packaging, advertising pieces, and so much more.
        Hartford Art School
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    • Business
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      You’ll learn how to navigate the business world with confidence, and intern with prestigious organizations like Cigna as you prepare for your career after graduation.
      • Accounting

        Accounting is a professional major that prepares you for entry-level positions in public accounting, management accounting, and financial management.

        Barney School of Business
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      • Business Analytics and Managerial Economics
        This major gives you valuable skills in quantitative methods and economic analysis. Prepare to work at some of the biggest companies in the country.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Communication
        Prepare for a career in communication, advertising, public relations, digital media production, or sports journalism in UHart's School of Communication.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Economics
        The economics program prepares you for a wide variety of careers in governmental and non-profit organizations, business, law, public administration, and foreign services.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Entrepreneurial Studies
        This major gives you the tools you need to start a new business, manage a small business, expand a family business, lead innovation efforts in a corporate environment, or become an effective manager in a fast-growing enterprise.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Finance
        The world of finance is changing rapidly. Prepare to take advantage of these opportunities through a combination of coursework and partnerships with the business community.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Management
        Prepare to become a business leader through our in-class and hands-on educational experiences that develop knowledge of people, teams, and organizations.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Marketing
        This major prepares you for leadership positions in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Concentrations allow you to specialize your skills and tailor them to your career goals.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Risk Management and Insurance
        This major prepares you for jobs related to the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and financing of risks faced by business and individuals alike.
        Barney School of Business
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    • Communication
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      The worldforce hungers for effective communicators that can find creative ways to connect with people in their busy schedules and overwhelming amount of information through cell phones, television, radio, etc. Study everything from cinema to sociology and digital media and journalism.  
      • Cinema
        Work in a production and editing lab that features the latest computer technology and collaborate with our award-winning faculty on professional sets.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Communication
        Create advertising, public relations, and social media campaigns for real clients, all while learning how to effectively communicate with different target audiences.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Digital Media and Journalism
        Prepare for an exciting career in digital media production, broadcast journalism, sports media, or as a media business professional. 
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • English and Modern Languages
        If you are interested in teaching English at the secondary level, UHart offers a BA in English with a certification in secondary education. 
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Marketing
        Prepare for marketing leadership jobs. Concentrations allow you to specialize your skills and tailor them to your career goals. 
        Barney School of Business
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      • Multimedia Web Design and Development
        Learn how to build and design websites that are innovative, attractive, and easy to use, and create motion graphics, animation, and multimedia content for mobile applications and computer games. 
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Visual Communication Design
        Gain the skills you need to succeed as a graphic designer, art director, or commercial artist.
        Hartford Art School
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    • Education
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      We take you from classroom to career: Field experience begins your first semester at a local school or early childhood center.
      • Early Childhood Education
        This major will give you the knowledge and training to pursue a variety of careers in public and private schools as well as chilld care centers and community programs.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Early Childhood/Montessori
        UHart offers two degree programs for undergraduate Montessori: Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science. In each of these programs, you will earn an Association Montessori Internationale Diploma (AMI) and a state teaching certification.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Elementary Education
        Be prepared for a rewarding teaching career in grades 1-6 with this major.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • English/Secondary Education
        Take classes in both the English and Modern Languages Department and ENHP to earn your teaching degree.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Integrated Elementary and Special Education
        You can earn two certifications in four years, which significantly opens doors to career options. You will be eligible for certification in elementary education (grades 1-6) and special education (grades K-12).
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Math/Secondary Education
        If you love math and want to teach, you can work in a classroom your very first semester at UHart. There are two magnet schools located on campus so you can hone your teaching skills at both the elementary and secondary levels.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Engineering
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Our degree programs in engineering, technology, and architecture provide you with a career-ready education, and multiple opportunities for innovation and real-world application.
      • Acoustical Engineering and Music
        This nationally recognized interdisciplinary engineering program is offered in cooperation with The Hartt School at UHart.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
        The Hartt School
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      • Biomedical Engineering

        This program prepares students with a solid basis in a diverse variety of subjects related to biomechanics, biofluids, and bioinstrumentation.

        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Civil Engineering

        This program will prepare you for careers in various areas, such as structural engineering, transportation, or environmental engineering. You will learn about design, construction, and maintenance of buildings, bridges, highways, and airports.

        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Computer Engineering

        This hands-on engineering program focuses on the connection between computer hardware and software design, helping students learn how to solve real-world problems. Its curriculum includes five technical specialty electives, which offers students maximum flexibility to tailor their program to their own interests.

        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Computer Science and Engineering

        This program allows you to open up your career options by studying both computer science and computer engineering. You take exciting classes in programming, coding, design and analysis, computation, and electrical engineering.

        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Electrical Engineering

        This program covers a branch of engineering concerned with generating, distributing, processing, coding, transmitting, receiving, and deciphering electrical and electromagnetic signals.

        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Mechanical Engineering

        This program truly embodies the spirit of creativity and innovation as it is one of the broadest areas of study in engineering.

        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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    • Engineering Technology
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, below are a few programs that could be a great fit for you.
      Our degree programs in engineering, technology, and architecture provide you with a career-ready education, and multiple opportunities for innovation and real-world application.
      • Architectural Design + Technology
        This rigorous academic program prepares students for a variety of careers in architecture and the construction industry. The program integrates technical, structural, and liberal arts courses through the design of progressively more complex architectural projects.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Audio Engineering Technology
        Through this program, students learn the ins and outs of audio equipment not only by using tools to create professional music productions, but also by pulling those very tools apart to learn how to maintain, repair, and design them.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Computer and Electronic Engineering Technology
        This program is a hands-on engineering technology program that focuses on analog and digital circuits, electronics, microprocessors, as well as fundamental computer programming, computer architecture, and network systems.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Electronic Engineering Technology
        This program focuses on three areas of concentration: controls, microprocessors, and communications (fiber optics, satellite, and telecommunications). It is intended to give you maximum flexibility in designing your program while offering well-rounded, professional education for engineering technicians and technologists.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
        This interdisciplinary hands-on engineering technology program incorporates elements of both electrical and mechanical systems.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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    • Health Professions
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      You will be actively engaged in the healthcare community through clinical placements, research, and community outreach, ensuring that you’ll be practice-ready when you graduate.
      • Biology and Biochemistry

        We have two degrees in biology—a bachelor of science and a bachelor of arts. Explore careers in environmental science, science education, and health care fields with our degrees in Biology.

        We also have a degree in biochemistry, where you can study the chemistry of the living world and explore physical and chemical sciences.

        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Chemistry
        UHart offers two degrees in chemistry—a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science. Be certified to meet the standards set by the American Chemical Society, the largest scientific society in the world with an exciting and rewarding career in chemistry.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Health Sciences
        This program prepares you for professional or graduate study in health-related fields such as occupational therapy, speech pathology, or public health. This program is also available as a minor.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Nursing
        Our direct-entry nursing program provides you with the classroom, laboratory, and hands-on clinical experience you need to become a highly skilled, compassionate caregiver.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Physical Therapy
        This is a combined Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. It is a pathway for ultimate entry into the DPT program at UHart.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Pre-Professional
        This program prepares you for professional or graduate study in health-related fields such as dentistry, allopathic or osteopathic medicine, optometry, chiropractic, or podiatry.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Prosthetics and Orthotics
        The combined BS and MSPO program is a 5-year program with an exciting career in prostehtics and orthotics.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Radiologic Technology

        Radiologic technology is a dynamic, fast-paced profession that combined the use of sophisticated medical imaging technology with compassionate care of the ill and injured.

        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Respiratory Care

        Respiratory care focuses on the care of people with breathing disorders. Patients are of all ages, from premature infants to older adults, in this high-tech, high-touch career.

        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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    • Liberal Arts
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Here, you don’t just memorize theories—you collaborate, integrate, and represent your point of view thoughtfully. Classes are small, which means you’ll receive personal attention and support from faculty.
      • Criminal Justice
        This program focuses on the interdisciplinary view of crime and its control, including policing, crime prevention through personal change and community development. You develop broad skills and take classes in criminology, law, policing, sociology, and forensic studies.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • English and Modern Languages

        Learn the ability to read and understand a wide variety of literary texts and express yourself through creative writing. 

        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • History
        You'll study the rise of American industry and the development of American labor, world wars, and America's growing influence on world affairs, the impact of immigration, the birth and explosive growth of mass culture, and more.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • International Studies
        At UHart, the world can be your classroom. 75 percent of our international studies majors study abroad for a semester. You can concentrate in either global security or global development and consider a double major in politics and government, economics, or modern languages and cultures.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Judaic Studies
        Explore Jewish history and culture in our interdisciplinary program, while taking part in exciting research or study abroad opportunities.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Philosophy
        This program promotes clear, systematic thinking that can benefit any profession. Ethically, it emphasizes the importance of taking responsibility for one's views and of carrying on respectful dialogue with others.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Politics and Government
        If you are planning a career in law, government, the civil services, politics and government, or the nonprofit sector, our politics and government program gives you the opportunity to explore your interests and get hands-on experience.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Psychology
        If you are interested in studying psychology and are planning a career in business, industry, education, health services, personnel work, or in any field involving human relations, UHart's psychology program is for you.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Sociology
        Sociology is the scientific study of social behavior. Our program helps you prepare for a wide range of careers by addressing the most pressing issues of our time. Sociology has a broad scope and relevance for research, theory, law, and social policy.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Music
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Through diverse coursework and close mentoring relationships with faculty, you can make your passion your profession.
      • Music
        This rigorous program combines the breadth of a liberal education with in-depth study in music
        The Hartt School
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      • Music Composition
        This program provides you with the guidance needed to express your individuality through music.
        The Hartt School
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      • Music Education
        This program offers you one of the nation's most comprehensive courses of study and prepares you for a career as an elementary and secondary school music educator. 
        The Hartt School
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      • Music Instrumental Performance
        This comprehensive program is designed for the student of superior talent and motivation whose goal is to be a professional performer. Instruments include bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, french horn, guitar, harp, oboe, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, and more. 
        The Hartt School
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      • Music Management
        This major provides performing musicians with a broad background in both music and business. Students receive weekly private lessons, play in ensembles, and study music theory, history, ear training, and keyboard.
        The Hartt School
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      • Music Production and Technology
        Students follow a course of study that combines a traditional music conservatory curriculum (including study of an instrument or voice in classical or jazz) with courses in recording engineering, music production, electronic music, acoustics, and music business.
        The Hartt School
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      • Music Theatre
        This program brings together the disciplines of music, dance, and acting. The program addresses the ever-changing aspects and character of theatre and performance.
        The Hartt School
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      • Performing Arts Management

        Students learn about both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors of the industry. Experiencing both sides of the field allows students not only to explore a variety of problems inherent to the industry through classroom discussions, guest speakers, field trips, and assignments, but also to make an educated decision about their future careers.

        The Hartt School
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      • Vocal Performance
        This program helps students technique and musicianship grow with the help of dedicated and distinguished faculty. 
        The Hartt School
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    • Sciences
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      If you are planning a career in research, plan to go on to graduate, medical, or dental school, or simply fascinated by the physical and natural world around you, explore one of our academic programs in science.
      • Biochemistry
        In this program you can study the chemistry of the living world and explore physical and chemical sciences.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Biology
        We have two degrees in biology—a bachelor of science and a bachelor of arts. Explore careers in environmental science, science education, and health care fields with our degrees in Biology.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Chemistry
        UHart offers two degrees in chemistry—a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science. Be certified to meet the standards set by the American Chemical Society, the largest scientific society in the world with an exciting and rewarding career in chemistry.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Computer Science
        Our computer science programs encourage hands-on learning in both group and individual classroom settings. We offer four undergraduate programs that will help you excel in the computer science industry. 
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Mathematics
        A mathematics degree can open a world of opportunities for you! It can be paired with a minor to give students a competitive edge in the job market and give you a new appreciation for the core education and application of mathematics. 
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      • Physics
        UHart offers two degrees in physics—a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science. The bachelor of arts is the perfect choice if you want to study physics but are not necessarily intending to become a physicist. The bachelor of science gives you a solid foundation for graduate study or employment in physics or related fields.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Theatre & Dance
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Through diverse coursework and close mentoring relationships with faculty, you can make your passion your profession.
      • Actor Training
        Challenge yourself to expand both your craft and your creative imagination so that you can be successful in a broad range of theatrical styles from contemporary to classical.
        The Hartt School
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      • Ballet Pedagogy
        This major strongly emphasizes pedagogical structure and theory, covering different styles and schools of ballet and modern dance, from the earliest pre-ballet to coaching the advanced dancer.
        The Hartt School
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      • Dance Performance
        UHart offers multiple programs in dance, including ballet pedagogy and dance performance. The performance major is designed to prepare you for careers in dance as a professional performing artist. The pedagogy prepares you to teach dance to all ages in professional school and university dance programs.
        The Hartt School
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      • Music Theatre
        This program brings together the disciplines of music, dance, and acting. The program addresses the ever-changing aspects and character of theatre and performance.
        The Hartt School
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  • Graduate
    What academic categories are you interested in?
    • Art
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Three limited-residency Master of Fine Arts programs are offered specializing in illustration, photography, and interdiscipinary art, designed for working artists who want to enhance their skills and further their careers.
      • Master of Fine Arts in Illustration
        This program is designed specifically to meet the needs of practicing illustrators who maintain active, full-time professional careers.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary art
        This low residency program unites ecology, urban studies, and the craft-to-code technology continuum at sites throughout the Americas, and prepares artists to engage with the most pressing issues of our time.
        Hartford Art School
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      • Master of Fine Arts in Photography
        Our international limited residency program allows you to pursue a professional degree while maintaining your career.
        Hartford Art School
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    • Business
      Business
      UHart offers multiple degrees in business for professionals seeking to further their degrees, including an MBA from our highly ranked Barney School of Business. 
      • Master of Business Administration
        Complete your MBA with just 12 classes, either online or in class, part-time or full-time. Choose the format that best supports your learning style. Generally, the average working professional will be able to finish our program in two years.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Master in Accounting and Taxation
        This program is designed for students who seek to develop or advance a career in professional accounting or taxation in industry, public accounting, government, or not-for-profit organizations.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Master of Science in Business Analytics
        This online program will prepare you for a career in the growing field of business analytics, or for other jobs requiring you to use analytics to make business decisions.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Dual MSAT/MBA
        Earn both the Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation and the Master of Business Administration degree. Advance your career by earning two degrees.
        Barney School of Business
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      • Dual M.Eng/MBA
        This partnership between the Barney School of Business and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture provides a broader academic focus for engineers moving into the management and leadership tracks.
        Barney School of Business
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Master of Science in Management
        This online program meets the evolving needs of students and employers by providing a modern look at the business world and the knowledge and skills to manage people and processes.
        Barney School of Business
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    • Communication
      Communication
      Our communicationg graduate programs provide well-rounded, innovative, and integrated education focused on the media, human communications studies, and integrated communications.
      • Master of Arts in Communication
        This program provides you with both a comprehensive overview of the field of communication and a specialization in areas such as media, integrated communication, and human communication.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Master of Business Administration
        Complete your MBA with just 12 classes, either online or in class, part-time or full-time! Choose the format that best supports your learning style. 
        Barney School of Business
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      • Master of Science in Organizational Psychology
        This program gives you the option to complete the program on campus, or 100 percent online, giving you the flexibility to advance your career from the comfort of your home or office
        College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Education
      Education
      With increasing job prospects for teachers over the next decade, you may want to consider the University's excellent master's programs or doctoral program to help you excel in your career as a teacher.
      • Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
        If you're interested in working with young children in public or private schools, childcare centers, or community programs, but did not pursue a teaching degree as an undergraduate, then this program may be a great fit for you.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Master of Education in Elementary Education
        This program is an initial certification program for those who wish to teach grades 1–6.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Master of Education with a Montessori Concentration
        This online degree focuses on Montessori education and offers a unique combination of AMI teacher training with a graduate degree.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Master of Education in Special Education
        This online program prepares you to become a highly competent teaching professional, and offers three track to best serve the needs of our students.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Master of Music Education
        The Hartt School offers you one of the nation's most comprehensive courses of study. Combining rigors of conservatory training with a solid foundation in music education, the program prepares you for a career as elementary and secondary school music teacher.
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    • Engineering & Architecture
      Engineering
      These programs provide excellent preparation for an engineering career by offering specialty course work including applied design and mathematics, engineering management, and an independent study.
      • Master of Architecture
        This program focuses on integrative learning and ensuring that students can approach an architectural project with an armament of skills beyond design.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Dual M.Eng/MBa
        This program is a partnership between the Barney School of Business and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture. It provides a broader academic focus for engineers moving into management and leadership tracks.
        Barney School of Business
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
        This program offers specialty course work, applied mathematics, engineering management, and design project independent study. Through this program, you will feel prepared to advance in your engineering career.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering
        UHart offers two programs in environmental engineering—a Master of Science and a Master of Engineering. These programs emphasize applied design and stresses communication to allow individuals to advance in their careers.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
        UHart offers two degrees in electrical and computer engineering—a Master of Science and a Master of Engineering. These programs offer specialty course work, applied mathematics, engineering management, and design project independent study.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
        UHart offers two degrees in mechanical engineering—a Master of Science and a Master of Engineering. These programs emphasize applied design and stresses communication, which is very important for a successful career.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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    • Health Professions
      Health Professions
      You will be actively engaged in the healthcare community through clinical placements, research, and community outreach. 
      • Doctor of Physical Therapy

        The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is an entry-level professional physical therapy program designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in another subject area who have satisfied all the prerequisite course requirements and wish to become qualified for licensure as physical therapists.

        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Master of Science in Neuroscience
        This program is interdisciplinary in nature and provides experiences at the interface of biology, psychology, and other natural sciences.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Master of Science in Nursing
        This program prepares nurses for advanced roles in nursing education, nursing management, or public health.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Master of Science in Organizational Psychology
        This program gives you the option to complete the program on campus, or 100 percent online, giving you the flexibility to advance your career from the comfort of your home or office
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics
        UHart collaborates with Hanger Clinic to offer this program. The professions of prosthetics and orthotics are specialized allied health professions that combine a unique blend of clinical and technical skills. We also offer a transitional MS in Prosthetics and Orthotics program. 
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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    • Music
      Music
      UHart graduate programs in composition, conducting, music education, music history, music theory, performance, piano accompanying, jazz studies, and Suzuki pedagogy.
      • Master in Music

        This program offers you one of the nation's most comprehensive courses of study. Combining the rigors of conservatory training with a solid foundation in music education, this program prepares you for a career as an elementary and secondary school music educator. 

        The Hartt School
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      • Master of Music Education
        This program is one of the nation's most comprehensive courses of study. Combining the rigors of conservatory training with a solid foundation in music education, the program prepares you for a career as an elementary and secondary school music educator. In addition to general music, choral music, wind and string, instrumental pedagog, music education majors receive training in such methodologies as Kodaly, Suzuki, and Orff.
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      Our programs are designed for practicing educators, offering tools for leadership development and the application of evidence-based methods.
      • BS/DPT

        This program offers a combined Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Health Sciences and Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. The BS in Health Sciences is the undergraduate pathway for ultimate entry into the DPT program at UHart. 

        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Doctor of Physical Therapy
        This program is an entry-level professional physical therapy program designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in another subject area who have satisfied all the prerequisite course requirements and wish to become qualified for licensure as physical therapists. 
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
        We prepare students to become competent, self-aware, and compassionate clinical psychologists who are able to function effectively in multiple roles.
        College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Education
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      With increasing job prospects for teachers over the next decade, you may want to consider the University's excellent master's programs or doctoral program to help you excel in your career as a teacher.
      • Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

        The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (EdD) program reflects the latest thinking and research on higher education leadership, organizational dynamics, and institutional change. 

        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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  • Certificate
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    • Business
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      • MBA Certificates

        Advance your career with a specialized MBA Certificate. If you already have a graduate degree or MBA from an accredited institution, you can apply earn one our nine certificates by completing four graduate courses.

        Certificates include: Business Analytics, Finance, Insurance, Healthcare Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management

        Barney School of Business
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    • Health Professions
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Our program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, optometry, veterinary, chiropractic, or podiatry.
      • Post-Master’s Certificate in Teaching for Nurses
        The Post-Master’s Teaching Certificate in Nursing (PMC) is a 12-credit graduate certificate program designed for nurses who focused on a specialty other than nursing education in previous graduate study and who now have the interest or need for teacher preparation.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Master of Science and Sixth Year Certificate School Psychology
        The School Psychology program is an integrated full-time program, with a three-year sequence of course work and practicum experiences, leading to the both a Master of Science Degree and a Sixth-Year Certificate. 
        College of Arts and Sciences
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      • Certificate in Computed Tomography
        The certificate program in computed tomography (CT) assists individuals preparing for a career as a credentialed CT technologist. The program accepts qualified individuals into a 10-month, 15-credit sequence of courses that provides students with both classroom instruction and clinical experience.

        In this advanced certificate program, students gain eligibility to earn an additional credential in CT–highly attractive to potential employers.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
        The Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SONO) certificate program is designed to enhance the professional skills of individuals who are currently certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or equivalent and have State of Connecticut licensure.
        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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      • Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

        This certificate program in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) prepares individuals for a career in an exciting field of diagnostic imaging. The program accepts qualified individuals into a 10-month, 21-credit sequence of courses that provides students with both classroom instruction and clinical experience.

        College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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    • Legal Studies
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Earn a specialized certificate in finance, insurance, international business, management, marketing or a general discipline that you select.
      • Paralegal Certificate
        The Paralegal Certificate program is designed for students who have a minimum of 60 undergraduate credits (30 credits of which must be in the liberal arts) and therefore have a strong background in general education.
        University Studies
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    • Technology
      What career path interests you? With your career aspirations and our guidance, the possibilities are limitless. Based on your selections, these programs are the best fit for you.
      Our certificate programs in technology provide you with a career-ready education and multiple opportunities for innovation and real-world application.
      • Certificate in Computer Science
        If you have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and are looking to make a career change or sharpen your computer skills, you can gain a solid background in computer science through our Certificate in Computer Science program. You can even enroll on a part-time basis.
        College of Arts & Sciences
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      • Certificate in Manufacturing Metrology
        This program in manufacturing metrology is designed to prepare engineers with skills in engineering metrology with a focus on manufacturing. This unique program provides an essential set of tools for you to enhance your proficiencies in manufacturing and metrology in aid of increasing global manufacturing competitiveness and in-demand careers. Learn more about this certification.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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      • Certificate in Project Management
        With the increasing demand to combine different strategies and tools for implementing projects in a world economy, there is greater need for skilled project managers to improve the performance of their business or organization. Students with an undergraduate degree in engineering, as well as those currently enrolled in a master's degree in engineering, may earn a specialized Certificate in Project Management.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
        Barney School of Business
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      • Certificate in Supply Chain Management
        Supply chain management has become an essential skill set for managing global enterprises involving the strategic flow of goods and services towards customers needs. This certification allows you to develop a portfolio of methods indispensable in the current complex business/engineering environment dominated by globalization, outsourcing and structural dynamics. Students with an undergraduate degree in engineering, as well as those currently enrolled in a CETA master degree in engineering, may earn a specialized Certificate in Supply Chain Management.
        College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
        Barney School of Business
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  • College of Arts & Sciences
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    In the College of Arts and Sciences, you develop the critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills you need to pursue a successful career.

    Here, you don’t just memorize theories—you collaborate, integrate, and represent your point of view thoughtfully. Classes are small, which means you’ll receive personal attention and support from faculty. You get hands-on experience through internships, research with faculty, and study abroad opportunities. Our interdisciplinary offerings enable you to engage with the world from multiple perspectives.

    When you graduate, you will be able to address problems  and offer viable solutions, because you will have spent the last four years doing just that.

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  • Barney School of Business
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    The Barney School of Business is recognized for its ever-evolving curriculum, tangible learning opportunities, and innovative Career Ready program.

    Bloomberg Businessweek and The Princeton Review have ranked Barney as one of the top business schools in the country. Our accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) places Barney among the top five percent of business schools in the world.

    You’ll learn how to navigate the business world with confidence, and intern with prestigious organizations like Cigna as you prepare for your career after graduation.

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  • College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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    The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions prepares you to become an ethical, well-rounded professional in careers that help people live healthy and fulfilling lives. .

    Our customized curriculum will prepare you for a wide range of careers and post-baccalaureate programs in the education and health professions. Because clinical experience is included in all our programs, you will be actively involved in your field well before graduation.

    Discover how your passion for making a difference can become a reality at ENHP.
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  • College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
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    The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) prepares you to solve problems, meet design challenges, and create the future.

    At CETA, we don’t just talk about being different, we prove it. You’ll have access to our expansive partnership networks, career-ready programming, and small class sizes.

    With our training-intensive curriculum and close faculty mentoring, you’ll be well-prepared to launch a successful career or transition into our graduate programs.

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  • Hartford Art School
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    Today’s workforce hungers for creative problem solvers—people who can catapult fresh ideas ahead of the competition.

    Whether your goal is to be a visual artist, become a museum curator, or pursue a broad-based education that will prepare you for a wide range of careers, the Hartford Art School will cultivate your creativity.

    We offer eight undergraduate studio degree programs and a bachelor’s in art history. Our Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts graduate programs are designed for practicing artists seeking a terminal degree while maintaining their professional careers.  

    The Hartford Art School provides the foundation for you to succeed no matter where your passion leads.

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  • The Hartt School
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    Welcome to The Hartt School, a performing arts conservatory for music, dance, and theatre. At Hartt, we think the best way to learn and perfect your craft is by doing. That’s why we put on more than 400 performances, recitals, lectures, and master classes each year.

    Because our faculty are performers, scholars, and creative artists themselves—at theatres and concert halls around the world—they teach from experience, just as you will learn from your experiences at Hartt.

    Through diverse coursework and close mentoring relationships with faculty, you can make your passion your profession.

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  • Hillyer College
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    At Hillyer, we see students for who they are: individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives, and learning styles.

    We’re the opposite of a one-size-fits-all approach to college. With our own Study Center, dedicated faculty, and accessible advisors, your Hillyer experience will be unique to you. Hillyer’s small class sizes — no class has more than 18 students — ensure that you will receive personalized attention.

    From your first day on campus, you will be a part of Hillyer College and one of our other schools through our Dual Admission Program. At Hillyer, you'll get the advantage of pursuing your major with extra support.


    You also have the added advantage of dual admission, which allows you to earn credits toward your major while receiving one-on-one academic support.

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