Graduate Academic Programs and Requirements

The Accelerated Degree Program

Adult learners may enroll full-time or part-time in the Accelerated Degree Program, which offers a wide array of liberal arts and professional degrees on our main campus in New Haven. Students consult with their department chair or program director in selecting courses and planning an individualized program of study. Full-time students who take two courses per eight-week session are able to earn 30 credits in approximately one calendar year.

Graduate degrees delivered in the Accelerated Degree Program include: Master of Science in Accounting; Master of Business Administration; Master of Science in Education; Master of Science in Criminal Justice; Master of Science in Human Services; Master of Arts in Leadership; Master of Arts in Liberal Studies; and Master of Science in Management and Organizational Leadership; and the Post-graduate Certificate in Addiction Counseling

Semester-Based Programs

Graduate programs that are delivered in traditional fall and spring semesters include the Master of Arts in Art Therapy (M.A.A.T.) and the Master of Fine Arts in Writing (M.F.A.). Both programs are held our main campus in New Haven. The M.A.A.T. program offers daytime and evening classes on a traditional fall and spring semester basis, plus an eightweek summer session. The Master of Fine Arts in Writing offers online classes with additional on-campus Saturday sessions that are held three times per semester. In addition, the Post-Graduate Certificate in Advanced Alternative Preparation (AAP) for Literacy Specialist (non-credit) is held during an intensive summer term, followed by Saturday classes through the fall and spring semesters.

For each of these degrees there are specific major requirements and other requirements, as detailed below:

Majors, Concentrations and Specializations

Albertus Magnus College reserves the right not to offer a particular major and/or concentration for which there is insufficient demand.

Albertus Magnus College offers the following majors, concentrations and specializations. A detailed description of each may be found below:

Graduate Degrees and Specializations

Degree Options Key
Master of Science in Human Services Masters in Human Services & Addictions Counseling Certificate

The MSHS/ACC program enables students to earn a master’s degree and a graduate certificate in just 2 years and includes all the academic preparation necessary to be eligible for the Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) credential in the State of Connecticut.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Addiction Counseling