Academic Programs

Career-focused Degrees and Certificates

UB prepares students for careers of the future, with over 100 in-demand programs and majors. We offer programs designed for today's busy student including fully online, hybrid, accelerated, and continuing education & certificate programs.

Develop Practical Skills and make Beneficial Connections

Our arts & humanities programs include interdisciplinary and pre-professional preparation to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Behavioral Science

Learn about the theories, researchers, and research findings related to how humans think and behave, and how we as a field try to describe, explain, predict, and influence human behavior and mental processes.

Practical Education for a Modern Business Career

University of Bridgeport Ernest C. Trefz School of Business is where theory and practice come together for student success.

Dental Hygiene Programs

Established in 1949 and accredited since 1953, the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at University of Bridgeport is the first school of dental hygiene in CT - and the world. Graduates are eligible for national, regional, and state examinations.

Inspire and Lead

The University of Bridgeport School of Education is home to the first tuition-paid internship program in the country and trains more Connecticut teachers than any other school in the state. UB works closely with 60+ school districts in Connecticut and Westchester, NY.

Prepare for the Careers of Tomorrow

The School of Engineering of University of Bridgeport provides interdisciplinary, professional and comprehensive education and research opportunities to a diverse community in engineering, sciences, and the application and management of technology.

Become an In-Demand Healthcare Professional

The College of Health Sciences educates students to be leaders in integrative, evidence-based, patient-centered healthcare. To address the demand for highly qualified healthcare professionals, our health science school offers an exceptional and diverse set of undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate healthcare programs that positively contribute to the advancement of healthcare delivery, both locally and globally.

ELI and Modern Languages

Discover the English Language Institute, our well-established intensive English as a Second Language program, as well as minors in modern languages.

Natural Science & Mathematics

Study the description, understanding and prediction of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.

Prepare for a Lifelong Career

Nurses, by nature of their field, are leaders and lifelong learners. University of Bridgeport's School of Nursing offers an exciting opportunity for all those beginning or continuing their nursing education.

Expand Your Skill Set

University of Bridgeport offers a wide variety of seminars, continuing education, and certificate programs designed to help working professionals keep abreast of current concepts.

The Best of Both Worlds

UB provides many advantages not usually available to junior college or two-year college students. Students receive all the individual guidance and advising of a small college, while completing their studies in the environment of a major university.

Prepare for a Successful Future

Explore a world of opportunity through our comprehensive academic offerings, diverse culture, and rich learning environment.

Advance Your Career

We expand your professional possibilities through involvement in research, exceptional career connections, and the very best resources available.

Achieve the Next Level of Success

Our Doctoral degree programs take into consideration the needs of working professionals in terms of curriculum content, orientation, and program organization.

Prepare for a Successful Future

Your educational journey continues here! With a variety of programs to choose from, we have what you need to pursue a fulfilling and rewarding future. You are our focus, and your success is our top priority.

Advance Your Career

At UB, all of our graduate programs are designed to help you achieve the next level of success.

Postgraduate Education

University of Bridgeport offers a wide variety of seminars, online education, and distance learning programs designed to help working professionals keep abreast of current concepts and advances in professional training.

College of Science and Society

The College of Science and Society at University of Bridgeport is home to academic degree programs in humanities, fine arts, mathematics, natural science, behavioral science, applied science and modern languages.

College of Engineering, Business, and Education

The College of Engineering, Business, and Education of University of Bridgeport provides comprehensive professional, education, and research opportunities to a diverse community in engineering, sciences, technology, computing, business, management, entrepreneurship, finance, analytics, accounting, education, teacher preparation, and educational administration.

College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences educates students to be leaders in integrative, evidence-based, patient-centered healthcare. To address the demand for highly qualified healthcare professionals, our health science school offers an exceptional and diverse set of undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate healthcare programs that positively contribute to the advancement of healthcare delivery, both locally and globally.

Join UB's Community of Online Learners

We are proud of our rich history and tradition in online learning. With a commitment to student success, we offer programs designed for today's busy student including undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs in a number of disciplines.

Maximum Flexibility

Our distinct hybrid programs offer you an expedited and convenient way of pursuing your degree.

Join the UB Community

University of Bridgeport's main campus is situated on a gorgeous stretch of Long Island Sound, providing an ideal setting for scholarly pursuits and extracurricular involvement. With more than 50 active student clubs and organizations, it’s hard not to be involved on campus.

Waterbury Center

University of Bridgeport’s Waterbury Center offers undergraduate, graduate, and accelerated degree completion programs. Conveniently located near I-84, classes are scheduled at the Waterbury Center 6 days a week throughout the year.

Fast-Track Your Career

Our accelerated programs help students build upon their current education, work experience and life accomplishments to complete their educational goals.

BSN degree in CT

Accounting

Bachelor's Degree

  • Measure, analyze, and interpret economic data
  • Many potential careers with competitive starting salaries

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BSN degree in CT

Acupuncture

Master's Degree

  • State-of-the-art clinical training facilities
  • Complete in a part- or full-time format

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BSN degree in CT

Analytics

Master's Degree, Master's Degree Online

  • Turn complex data into actionable insight
  • Build skills computing data for IT and business

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BSN degree in CT

Artificial Intelligence

Master's Degree

  • Business intelligence, data analytics, customer behavior prediction, robotics and more
  • Four areas of specialization

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BSN degree in CT

Biology

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Minors in Pre-Med and Education

  • Build skills designing and executing experiments and analyzing data
  • Prepare for pre-med programs or careers in agriculture, education, genetics, zoology, and more

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BSN degree in CT

Biomedical Engineering

Master's Degree

  • Learn how living things function
  • Four concentrations

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business degree in CT

Business Administration

Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Online, MBA Degree, MBA Degree Online

  • Become a problem-solver in a dynamic global business environment
  • Small class sizes

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business degree in CT

Business Certificates

Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates

  • Six certificates offered
  • Can be completed on-campus, online, or hybrid

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BSN degree in CT

Chinese Medicine

Master's Degrees, Doctoral Degree

  • Create an academic plan accommodating personal needs and goals
  • Comprehensive training in Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture

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BSN degree in CT

Chiropractic

Doctoral Degree, Postgraduate Programs

  • Promote wellness for your patients
  • Many local practice employment opportunities

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BSN degree in CT

Computer Science & Engineering

Bachelor's Degrees, Master's Degrees, Master's Degree Online, Doctoral Degree

  • Apply mathematical foundations and algorithmic principles
  • Model and design computer-based systems

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BSN degree in CT

Counseling

Master's Degree

  • Inspire personal and intellectual growth
  • Complete in a part- or full-time format

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Criminal Justice degree in CT

Criminal Justice

Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor's Degree Online, Master's Degree

  • Three areas of concentration
  • Explore human security on domestic and international levels

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business degree in CT

Data Analytics

Bachelor's Degree

  • Develop analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Many potential careers with competitive starting salaries

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Dental Hygiene degree in CT

Dental Hygiene

Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor's Degree Online, Master's Degree Online, Postgraduate Programs

  • Develop the skills to provide comprehensive care
  • State-of-the-art dental hygiene clinic

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Education Teacher Certification CAS in CT

Education Certificate Programs

Teacher Certifications, Sixth Year Certificates of Advanced Study (CAS) and Cross-Endorsements

  • Sixth Year Certificates of Advanced Study leading to state certification

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BSN degree in CT

Educational Leadership EdD

Hybrid Doctoral Degree

  • Specialization in International Education
  • Take courses online with 2 one-week in-person Summer Residencies

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Education degree in CT

Education Master's Programs

Hybrid, On-Campus & Online Master's Degrees

  • Tuition-paid internship opportunities
  • Online, on-campus, and hybrid classes

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Education minor in CT

Education Minor

combine with a Bachelor's degree

  • A seamless pathway into teacher preparation programs
  • Prepare to meet teacher certification prerequisites as an undergraduate

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BSN degree in CT

Electrical Engineering

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree

  • Accelerated program available
  • Develop your own concentration

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English Language Institute degree in CT

ELI & Modern Languages

Minors

  • Experienced teachers with advanced degrees
  • Minor in Modern Languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish

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English and Professional Writing degree in CT

English and Professional Writing

Bachelor's Degree

  • Learn in-demand communication skills
  • Prepare for a great career in copywriting or content creation

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Finance degree in CT

Finance

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree

  • Develop knowledge of financial management
  • Explore corporate finance, banking, and investments

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General Studies degree in CT

General Studies

Associate Degree, Accelerated Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Accelerated Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor's Degree Online

  • Six concentrations
  • Offered on the Bridgeport campus or Waterbury Center location

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General Studies degree in CT

Health Sciences

Bachelor's Degree, Doctoral Degree Online

  • BS program with four concentrations
  • Online DHSc program with three concentrations

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General Studies degree in CT

Health Sciences Postgraduate Programs

Continuing Education Programs

  • Clinical Training in a variety of fields
  • Conferences, Workshops and CE Courses

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General Studies degree in CT

Human Services

Bachelor's Degree, Accelerated Bachelor's Degrees

  • Evening, weekend, and online courses
  • Offered on the Bridgeport campus or Waterbury Center location

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General Studies degree in CT

Mathematics

Bachelor's Degrees, Minor in Education

  • Offered as a BA or BS degree
  • Develop quantitative and analytical skills

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General Studies degree in CT

Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree

  • Specialize in a technical area of interest
  • Cutting-edge tools and laboratories

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General Studies degree in CT

Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor's Degree

  • Cutting-edge tools in our state-of-the-art labs
  • Potential careers offer competitive starting salaries

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General Studies degree in CT

Music

Bachelor's Degree, Teaching Certification

  • Experiences, talented, and dedicated faculty
  • Three concentrations

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Two UB students earning a BSN degree in CT

Nursing Bachelor's Programs

Traditional and Accelerated Bachelor's Degrees

  • State-of-the-art nursing skills and simulation center
  • Clinical site opportunities at local hospitals, schools, and medical offices

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UB students earning an MSN degree in CT

Nursing MSN

Master's Degree Online

  • Can be completed fully online
  • Dual focus on leadership and education

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General Studies degree in CT

Nutrition

Master's Degree

  • Can be completed fully online
  • Engage in a unique Virtual Clinic capstone course

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General Studies degree in CT

Physician Assistant

Master's Degree

  • Dual emphasis on global health and preventative medicine
  • Experienced, diverse faculty and small class sizes

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A UB student in pre-nursing in CT

Pre-Nursing

General Education courses required for Nursing majors

  • Develop skills needed to enter the nursing program

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General Studies degree in CT

Psychology

Bachelor's Degree, Accelerated Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor's Degree Online

  • Offered on-campus or online
  • Accelerated option available

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General Studies degree in CT

Public Health

Master's Degree Online

  • Available fully online
  • Six start dates a year

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A UB students earning a BSN degree in CT

RN to BSN

Bachelor's Degree Online

  • 90 transfer credits allowed from accredited institutions
  • Six start dates a year

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General Studies degree in CT

Sport Management

Bachelor's Degree

  • Focus on ethics, finance, event management and psychology
  • eSports concentration provides a foundation in business management with a focus in the technology, marketing and production of eSports

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General Studies degree in CT

Technology Management

Master's Degree, Doctoral Degree

  • Identify and evaluate the impact of rapidly changing technology
  • Eight concentrations

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