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No deferment is given for employer reimbursement.

Our programs are delivered in a 100 percent online format.

No, the tuition does not include the cost of textbooks.

There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

We are a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, offering tuition benefits for U.S. military veterans and active duty service members.

The University recognizes that students who serve in the U.S. uniformed services may encounter situations in which military obligations force them to withdraw from a course of study and that this may happen with little advance notice. An alternate method to complete coursework, including continuing online engagement if available, is appropriate for students who, wish to complete the course and before the current term has ended. Or, an incomplete (INC- M) may be appropriate for students who are enrolled, have completed the majority of a course, wish to complete the course, and are 

No, there are no discounts for paying for the entire year upfront.

Yes. The FAFSA can help students pay for any expenses related to their college education.

Yes! Visit our Graduate Events page to learn more about visit opportunities.

Our online programs are designed to be flexible so you can complete your studies while maintaining work and family commitments. As a student, you will also receive support from academic advisors throughout your program to stay on track.

Students may interrupt continuous enrollment by electing to take a leave of absence from the University for medical or personal reasons. Normally, leaves are given for a period longer than two semesters.

You do not have to choose a concentration as part of your degree. Students also have the option of pursuing a general program by selecting from a list of approved courses, including courses available in the other concentrations.

Students must choose a concentration as part of their degree.

A general MBA option is available for students who do not wish to choose a concentration.

You can begin your application now and work with an enrollment counselor to gather the information you need. Keep in mind that all aspects must be completed before your application can be submitted.

Yes! The family member will need to request their benefits by going to www.va.gov and completing the required documents under the Education Benefits section. Once the benefits have been applied for and transferred accordingly, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for the dependent/ spouse outlining the benefits they are eligible for and the length of time they have to use them.

Yes. We can accept up to six transfer credits, but students must complete at least 30 credits with the University of New Haven.

The University of New Haven offers students the option of making tuition payments on a monthly basis through Nelnet Campus Commerce. The monthly payment option is an interest-free alternative to lump-sum payments that are due at billing time.

While we don’t currently offer application extensions, we have rolling admissions with file deadlines roughly two weeks before each term begins. If you do not finish your application in time, you can apply for the next available session.

The University of New Haven’s online degrees are delivered 100 percent online in a flexible format ideal for adult learners.

Yes. The University of New Haven offers graduate programs in business, healthcare, technology, and more. Visit our Online Degrees page for more information.

Training is provided for new students during their orientation.

The University of New Haven does not usually provide credits for work experience, but you will be able to speak to the program director about transfer credits and other types of credit transfer into graduate programs.

While work experience is not required, prospective students submit a résumé and curriculum vitae as part of their application.

Yes! Students who want to accelerate their program can take nine credit hours of coursework at a time, which is a full-time schedule.

Students can transfer up to six previously earned credits into the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program to finish their degree faster.

This program can follow a cohort model but is designed to be flexible based on your needs. You can complete your degree at your own pace.

This program is currently only offered part-time to provide maximum flexibility for busy working professionals.

Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule in just three years.

Students complete two weeklong summer residencies as part of their program.

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The University of New Haven’s online M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling includes one optional 12-credit concentration in forensic mental health.

While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.

GMAT or GRE scores are not required for admission into this program.

Work experience is not required for admission to the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

Yes! You can take nine credits at a time to have a full-time schedule.

Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule.

The M.S. in Accounting program does not currently offer a virtual open house.

GMAT scores are required for admission.

Work experience is not required for admission to the M.S. in Accounting program.

As the minimum number of credits in residence required for this program is 30, the program only has 30 credits, and there are no electives, transferring credits will neither shorten the time to completion or allow for other related electives to be taken.

This program can follow a cohort model but is designed to be flexible based on your needs. You can complete your degree at your own pace.

Yes! You can take nine credits at a time to have a full-time schedule.

Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule.

Students must complete at least 30 credits of coursework with the University of New Haven to graduate.

The University of New Haven does not currently offer a virtual open house for this program.

While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.

No GRE or GMAT scores are required for admission.

While work experience is not required, prospective students submit a résumé as part of their application.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

This program can follow a cohort model but is designed to be flexible based on your needs. You can complete your degree at your own pace.

Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule.

Students must complete at least 30 credits of coursework with the University of New Haven to graduate.

The University of New Haven does not currently offer a virtual open house for this program.

While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.

No GRE or GMAT scores are required for admission.

This program can follow a cohort model but is designed to be flexible based on your needs. You can complete your degree at your own pace.

Students must complete at least 30 credits of coursework with the University of New Haven to graduate.

The University of New Haven’s online master’s in accounting includes concentration options in forensic accounting and Artificial Intelligence/AI analytics (STEM).

While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

This program can follow a cohort model but is designed to be flexible based on your needs. You can complete your degree at your own pace.

Yes! Students who want to accelerate their program can take nine credit hours of coursework at a time, which is a full-time schedule.

Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule.

While this is a 100% online program, students must complete at least 30 credits of coursework with the University of New Haven to graduate.

The University of New Haven does not currently offer a virtual open house for the online MBA.

The University of New Haven’s online MBA includes concentration options in data analytics (STEM), business analytics, and global supply chain management. Students can also pursue a general MBA.

While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.

No GRE or GMAT scores are required for admission.

While work experience is not required for the MBA, prospective students must submit a résumé as part of their application.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

This program can follow a cohort model but is designed to be flexible based on your needs. You can complete your degree at your own pace.

Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule.

Students must complete at least 30 credits of coursework with the University of New Haven to graduate.

The University of New Haven does not currently offer a virtual open house for this program.

While there are no concentrations in the online MHA program, the curriculum is entirely flexible, so you can take courses in any order. Every required course is offered every term to ensure timely completion of your degree — whatever pace you choose.

While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.

No GRE or GMAT scores are required for admission.

While work experience is not required for the MHA, prospective students submit a résumé and curriculum vitae as part of their application.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the Master of Public Health program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

This program can follow a cohort model but is designed to be flexible based on your needs. You can complete your degree at your own pace.

Yes! You can take nine credits at a time to have a full-time schedule.

Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule taking as few as one or two courses per term.

There is no residency component to the online MPH program.

The University of New Haven does not currently offer a virtual open house for the online Master of Public Health. Once you are accepted into the program, your dedicated success coach can answer your questions and ensure you feel ready for the start of classes.

While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid and student loans.

Our application process is designed to be quick, easy, and stress-free. No GRE or GMAT scores are required for admission.

While work experience is not required, prospective students submit a résumé as part of their application for the Master of Public Health program.

Our nationally-recognized Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity for students to pursue their passion. Services include career assessments, networking opportunities, interview preparation, and more.

Your funding options include student loans, scholarships, grants, employer reimbursement, and self-funding.

The first step is to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online after October 1 in your enrollment year.

Visit the official FAFSA application page to complete the process. The University of New Haven’s school code is 001397.

Applying to the online M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is quick and easy. You can start your application today.

Applying to the online M.S. in Accounting program is quick and easy. You can start your application today.

Applying to this program is quick and easy. You can start your application today.

Applying to this program is quick and easy. You can start your application today.

Applying to the online MBA program is quick and easy. You can start your application today.

Applying to the online MHA program is quick and easy. You can start your application today.

Applying to this program is quick and easy. You can start your application today.

To apply for your chosen program, complete the online application.

This program can be completed in as little as one year, depending on transfer credits and how many courses you take at a time.

This program can be completed in three years, depending on transfer credits and how many courses you take at a time.

This program can be completed in as little as one year, depending on transfer credits and how many courses you take at a time.

This program can be completed in as little as 1.5 years, depending on transfer credits and how many courses you take at a time.

This program can be completed in as little as 1.5 years, depending on transfer credits and how many courses you take at a time.

This program can be completed in as little as 1.5 years.

This program can be completed in two years or less, depending on transfer credits and how many courses you take at a time. It is designed to be flexible, so you can study on your schedule taking one to four courses at a time.

Our online classes are 7 weeks in length.

The maximum completion time for this program is five years.

The maximum completion time for this program is five years.

The maximum completion time for this program is two years.

The maximum completion time for this program is five years.

The maximum completion time for this program is 5 years.

The maximum completion time for this program is four years.

Once your application file is complete, it typically takes two to four weeks to review. Then we’ll contact you and let you know whether or not you’ve been accepted into your chosen program.

There are 12 courses in this program. To view the course list and course descriptions, visit the curriculum page.

There are 20 courses in this program, including core courses, electives, and concentration courses.

There are 10 courses in this program. To view the course list and course descriptions, visit the curriculum page.

There are 12-13 courses in this program, depending on which concentration you choose.

There are a minimum of 11 courses in this program, including 25 credits of core courses and 9-15 credits of concentration coursework. To view the course list and course descriptions, visit our online MBA curriculum page.

There are 12 courses in this program.

The online M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling consists of 60 credits. You can choose from optional concentrations in community development or forensic mental health to specialize your degree.

This program consists of 30 credits. To view the course list and descriptions, visit the curriculum page.

This program consists of 33 credits. To view the course list and descriptions, visit the curriculum page.

The online master’s in accounting consists of 36 credits.

The online MBA consists of 34 credits. To view the course list and descriptions, visit our online MBA curriculum page.

The online MHA consists of 36 credits.

The online Master of Public Health program consists of 42 credits, the minimum number of credits required for CEPH accreditation. To view the course list and descriptions, visit the curriculum page.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program.

As the minimum number of credits in residence required for this program is 30, the program only has 30 credits, and there are no electives, transferring credits will neither shorten the time to completion or allow for other related electives to be taken.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program.

Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.

Nearly 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend the University of New Haven.

You should expect online courses to take about the same amount of time as traditional courses. While not all instructors will format their classes exactly the same, students should plan to spend approximately 8-12 hours per week outside of class working on assignments

You can re-apply in a year or work with your enrollment counselor to explore other options.

Students who are reimbursed are required to submit their tuition payments upon registration.

No thesis or dissertation is required for graduation.

No. Graduates of our online programs earn the same diploma as on-campus students.

The online degree programs from the University of New Haven offer the same rigor and academic quality as our on-campus options.

“While there is no programmatic accreditation for the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at this time, the University has been accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education since 1948 and is chartered by the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut.

In addition, this program aligns with state of Connecticut and CACREP standards for licensed counseling professionals.”

Coursework in the University of New Haven’s online M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is delivered 100% online. The program also includes in-person fieldwork, residency, and internship requirements.

The University of New Haven’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that places us among the top five percent of business programs across the globe.

This program is delivered in a 100 percent online format ideal for working professionals.

The University of New Haven’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that places us among the top five percent of business programs across the globe.

This program is delivered in a 100 percent online format ideal for working professionals.

The University of New Haven’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that places us among the top five percent of business programs across the globe.

The University of New Haven’s online master’s in accounting is delivered in a 100 percent online format ideal for working professionals.

The University of New Haven’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that places us among the top five percent of business programs across the globe.

The University of New Haven’s online MBA is delivered in a 100 percent online format ideal for working professionals.

The University of New Haven’s online MHA is the only program in Southern New England that is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

The University of New Haven’s online MHA is delivered in a 100 percent online format ideal for working professionals.

The Master of Public Health program is actively seeking accreditation from the Council for Education in Public Health. It is currently in the self-study phase of the accreditation process.

This program is delivered in a 100 percent online format ideal for working professionals. You can study on your schedule and complete coursework from anywhere.

The University has been accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education since 1948 and is chartered by the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut.

The online degree programs from the University of New Haven offer the same rigor and academic quality as our on-campus options.

The University of New Haven’s campus is located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, Connecticut.

Yes! All students may participate in commencement ceremonies.

To apply for the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, you will need official transcripts, résumé, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.

You can view the admissions requirements for this program here.

Students with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or recognized institution from another country are eligible for the online M.S. in Cybersecurity Management and Leadership program. There is no minimum GPA requirement but non-business majors with GPAs below 2.5 require further review. Admission requirements include completing the online application and submitting all documentation by the application deadline. You can view full requirements for this program here.

Students with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or recognized institution from another country are eligible for the online M.S. in Esports Business program. Admission requirements include completing the online application and submitting all documentation by the application deadline. You can view full requirements for this program here.

Students with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or recognized institution from another country are eligible for the online MBA program. There is no minimum GPA requirement but non-business majors with GPAs below 2.5 require further review. Admission requirements include completing the online application and submitting all documentation by the application deadline. You can view full requirements for this program here.

You can view the admissions requirements for this program here.

Students with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or recognized institution from another country are eligible for the online Master of Public Health program. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Admission requirements include completing your online application and submitting all documentation by the application deadline. You can view full requirements for this program here.

Our term start dates are in January and August.

Our term start dates are in January and August.

Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

Our online programs feature three start dates per year, with terms in January, May, and August.

Our mission is to prepare our students to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives in a global society by providing the highest-quality education through experiential, collaborative, and discovery-based learning.

When you complete your program, you will have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to function as a professional clinical mental health counselor. You will be prepared for employment in a variety of settings and able to meet certification and licensure standards as a mental health counselor.

The University of New Haven’s online M.S. in Accounting prepares graduates for careers like corporate controller, managerial accountant, forensic accountant, auditor, certified public accountant, and financial analyst.

This program gives you the knowledge and skills you need for leadership careers at the intersection of business and technology, including Chief Information Security Officer, IT director, computer and information systems manager, and more.

This program prepares you to enter the esports industry with relevant knowledge and skills you can apply in a wide range of roles. Possible careers include project manager, product manager, event manager, marketing manager, and more.

The University of New Haven’s online MBA gives you the knowledge and skills you need for careers such as financial manager, marketing manager, management analyst, and data analyst.

The University of New Haven’s online MHA gives you the management expertise and systems thinking you need for roles such as hospital administrator, medical and health services manager, and healthcare operations manager.

The Master of Public Health program gives you the knowledge and skills you need for careers on the frontlines of public health practice. Possible career paths include public health director, project manager, social and community service manager, health educator, and more.

Our online programs typically include weekly reading, discussion posts, and responses as well as other homework assignments. Most programs are asynchronous and don’t require live log-in times. For more information, contact our admissions office at 855.474.8465.

A cohort program is a group of students following a course of study together and completing courses at the same time.

Graduates of the CMHC program may apply for professional credentials recognizing their level of training and experience. Credentials may be granted by national professional boards/organizations or by state regulatory boards.

The admissions criteria for the CMHC program takes into account three broad factors: appropriate student dispositions, academic potential, and counseling career fit.

Because we take a holistic approach to admission, there is no minimum GPA requirement.

There is no minimum GPA requirement, but GPAs below a 2.5 as a non-business major require further review to ensure program fit and future success.

There is no minimum GPA requirement, but GPAs below a 2.5 as a non-business major require further review to ensure program fit and future success.

There is no minimum GPA requirement, but GPAs below a 2.5 as a non-business major require further review to ensure program fit and future success.

A 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required for admission into the online MHA program.

The minimum GPA requirement for this program is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

A master’s in accounting degree provides advanced accounting knowledge for continued career success. The University of New Haven’s online M.S. in Accounting features concentrations in forensic accounting and Artificial Intelligence/AI analytics (STEM). The online M.S.A. program also prepares students to sit for the CPA exam in most states.

An MBA, or Master of Business Administration, is an advanced business degree designed for students who want to pursue leadership careers in the business world.

A Master of Healthcare Administration degree is an advanced program that prepares graduates for a wide range of management and leadership roles in the healthcare sector. Students gain the knowledge and skills needed to lead efficient healthcare organizations.

The field of cybersecurity is dedicated to protecting data assets and insuring information, networks, devices, and systems are secure. Cybersecurity professionals prevent and respond to cyber attacks.

Esports, or organized competitive gaming, is a subset of the video game industry that is popular across the globe. With millions of fans and rapid growth, this emerging field offers exciting career opportunities for program graduates.

Financial aid is funding to help you pay for your college education. It includes grants, loans, scholarships, and other options.

Mental health counselors are licensed professionals who help diverse populations improve their mental and emotional health. They work in a wide range of settings including mental health facilities, private practice, schools, hospitals, and community health centers. Options for licensure include Licensed Professional Counselor or National Certified Counselor.

The field of public health is dedicated to improving health outcomes for individuals and communities. Public health professionals create educational programs, implement nationwide or statewide health initiatives, conduct research, and develop public policy to address health concerns.

The average class size for our online courses is about 20.

Tuition for this program is $772 per credit hour.

Tuition for this program is $721 per credit hour.

Tuition for this program is $772 per credit hour.

Tuition for this program is $772 per credit hour.

Tuition for this program is $772 per credit hour.

Tuition for this program is $750 per credit hour.

We are committed to providing high-quality education at a competitive cost. Tuition for this program is $721 per credit hour.

The FAFSA is a free application for federal loans provided by the government, while Sallie Mae provides private loans.

The University of New Haven boasts a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1, with an average class size of 20 students.

The first step is to start your application. Information will be saved as you go, and you can return to the application as necessary.

For more information about the application process, visit our How to Apply page.

The University of New Haven is a student-centered comprehensive university with an emphasis on excellence in liberal arts and professional education. Our mission is to prepare our students to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives in a global society by providing the highest-quality education through experiential, collaborative, and discovery-based learning.

The University of New Haven is regularly recognized by national publications for academic quality and rigor. Visit our About page for more information.

The University of New Haven is an independent, nonsectarian institution.

The University of New Haven’s FAFSA school code is 001397.

The University of New Haven is committed to providing equal access for all students. For more information, visit our Accessibility Resources Center.

The University of New Haven is a Yellow Ribbon school. This means U.S. military veterans may be eligible for various benefits through the G.I. Bill. Veterans who have fully exhausted their benefits can also qualify for a 20 percent tuition discount. For more information about military benefits, visit our Military Veterans and Student Services page.

Our dedicated faculty provide personal, one-on-one attention to help you achieve your goals. You can interact with faculty during live chat, video calls, phone calls, or by email. Many also have office hours during the week. Check with your instructors to find out how to schedule one-on-one meetings.

As you complete your online program, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with your peers and build your professional network. We also have an active, engaged alumni network of more than 60,000 across all industries.

Regionally accredited higher education institutions are predominantly academically oriented, non-profit institutions. Nationally accredited schools are predominantly for-profit and offer vocational, career or technical programs.

The University of New Haven’s online degrees are designed for adult learners and working professionals. They include a flexible format, multiple start dates throughout the year, and personal attention from expert faculty. You will be able to submit your work online and interact with instructors and fellow students digitally. You can complete your studies from anywhere, as long as you have internet access.

We offer rolling admissions with multiple start dates throughout the year.

You can apply anytime. Our term start dates are in January and August. Your enrollment counselor can help you decide which start date is right for you and your academic goals.

You can apply anytime. Our term start dates are in January, May, and August. Your enrollment counselor can help you decide which start date is right for you and your academic goals.

You can apply anytime. Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

You can apply anytime. Our term start dates are in January and August.

You can apply anytime. Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

You can apply anytime. Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

Because we have rolling admissions, you can apply anytime! Our term start dates are in January, May, and August.

The University of New Haven was founded in 1920 on the Yale campus.

Applicants typically receive an answer within two to four weeks after submitting their completed application file.

The University of New Haven is located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, Connecticut.

As an online student, you have access to a tuition planner who can work with you one-on-one and answer any questions you might have. Our enrollment counselors can also provide financial aid information.

Call 855.474.8465 to speak to one of our dedicated enrollment counselors. They can answer your questions and help you get started.

No. Graduates of our online programs earn the same diploma as on-campus students.

Students can contact studenttechsupport@newhaven.edu or 203.932.8324 to reach Student Technical Support.

No. Graduates of our online programs earn the same diploma as on-campus students.

Graduates of the online M.S.A. program meet requirements to sit for the CPA exam in most states.

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