Sacred Heart University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges which is one of the six associations that handle schools and colleges accreditation. The university’s reviews and rankings include it receiving different outstanding awards such as it being part of 2010 edition of America’s Best Colleges.

The online program of Sacred Heart University caters to online classes with the goal of giving convenience and flexibility to adult and part-time students in their aim to earn their chosen degree. These online courses and online degrees that go with the program aim to instill students the sense of responsibility whether it be personal or social. Degrees and courses include RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, RN to Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Applied Psychology.

Admissions take into consideration certain qualifications such as a RN license, a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.0, a resume, statement of professional goals, two recommendation letters, and proof of malpractice insurance. Tuition per program varies. For RN to BSM it is $475 per credit hour, $565 for MSN and $675 for MSAP. Lastly, there is financial aid and scholarships available in the university which as well take into consideration specific conditions such as one should be U.S Citizen or a permanent resident, admitted in a degree program, and maintains a satisfactory academic progress and performance. Completion of the free application for Federal Student Aid is the first step for one’s application to be processed.