Sacred Heart University

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Sacred Heart University
Type Private
Established 1963 (1963)
Affiliation Catholic Church
President John J. Petillo
Location Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Red and white
Nickname Pioneers

Sacred Heart University (SHU) is a Roman Catholic university located in suburban Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. Additional campuses can be found in Trumbull, Stamford, and Griswold as well as several location in Europe. The university boasts 70 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs offered on-campus and online, spanning its five colleges and two schools.[1] The university enrolled 8,235 students, and it ranked 44 among Northern regional universities and 120 in "Best Online Bachelor's Programs" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Healthcare Informatics
36 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? On-campus and online
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics
12 credit hours over four courses
Available online? Unknown
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "SHU Facts". Sacred Heart University. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  2. "Sacred Heart University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 19 November 2016.