Seton Hall University Hosts Virtual Graduate Open House on February 20

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Seton Hall University will host its annual Graduate Open House on Saturday, February 20, 2021 as a virtual event. Attendees can explore the full range of graduate programs and opportunities at the University, participate in virtual tours of the campuses and interact with expert faculty.

"The Graduate Open House has provided an engaging and informative experience to prospective Seton Hall graduate students for many years, and this year's virtual program promises to be no exception," said associate provost for academic and graduate affairs Christopher Cuccia, Ed.D

Seton Hall University will host its annual Graduate Open House as a virtual event on Saturday, February 20 at noon. Attendees will learn more about Seton Hall's graduate and certificate programs in the high-demand fields of business, communication, diplomacy and international relations, education, health and medical sciences, law, nursing, science and theology. 

The schedule includes:

  • 12 p.m. - Welcome from the Provost, Katia Passerini, Ph.D.
  • 12:15 p.m. - Academic Sessions (50 minutes each)
  • 1:15 p.m. - Academic Sessions (50 minutes each)
  • 2:15 p.m. - Graduate Support Services Sessions (30 minutes each) 
  • 2:50 p.m. - Graduate Support Services Sessions (30 minutes each)

During the Graduate Open House, participants can take virtual tours of Seton Hall's beautiful South Orange campus, state-of-the-art Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus in Nutley, NJ and School of Law in Newark, NJ. Attendees can also join librarians from the main campus and the IHS to learn about library services, resources and graduate student spaces. 

Breakout sessions hosted by the College of Arts and SciencesStillman School of BusinessCollege of Communication and the ArtsCollege of NursingSchool of TheologyCollege of Education and Human ServicesSchool of Health and Medical SciencesSchool of Law and School of Diplomacy and International Relations will allow attendees to hear about career opportunities and ask questions regarding admission requirements and curriculum. Plus, current students and alumni will offer a first-hand perspective about their own experiences as graduate students and relay how their time at Seton Hall informed and aided their professional and personal growth.

In addition, the virtual event gives participants insights on how to plan a graduate education. A breakout session hosted by the Office of Financial Aid will provide information about various aid opportunities and financing options. Student Services will be on hand to showcase the many opportunities graduate students have to become engaged on all of our campuses. The Career Center will host a session discussing their resources for assisting with professional networking, resume building and interviewing as well as their career development workshops. Representatives from the Office of International Programs and Continuing Education and Professional Studies will also be present to answer questions about their respective programs.

"The Graduate Open House has provided an engaging and informative experience to prospective Seton Hall graduate students for many years, and this year's virtual program promises to be no exception," said associate provost for academic and graduate affairs Christopher Cuccia, Ed.D. "As we all navigate this new normal, the University is offering a variety of ways for prospective graduate students from around the world to interact with Seton Hall. Interest in graduate school is increasing around the nation, and with 140 graduate programs and certificates, nearly 40 of which are delivered online, Seton Hall offers a wonderful breadth of graduate programs and delivery methods."

Seton Hall offers graduate, certificate and continuing education courses on a full-or part-time basis. Programs are designed for working professionals with night and weekend options and are available online, on-campus or in a hybrid format. 

An application fee waiver will be issued to those who attend the Graduate Open House and then subsequently apply to a graduate program.

To learn more about the virtual event, visit http://www.shu.edu/GradOH or contact the Office of Graduate Affairs at (973) 275-2892.

ABOUT SETON HALL UNIVERSITY

One of the country’s leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been showing the world what great minds can do since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offering more than 90 rigorous academic programs, Seton Hall’s academic excellence has been singled out for distinction by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek.

Seton Hall embraces students of all religions and prepares them to be exemplary servant leaders and global citizens. In recent years, the University has achieved extraordinary success. Since 2009, it has seen record-breaking undergraduate enrollment growth and an impressive 110-point increase in the average SAT scores of incoming freshmen. In the past decade, Seton Hall students and alumni have received more than 30 Fulbright Scholarships as well as other prestigious academic honors, including Boren Awards, Pickering Fellowships, Udall Scholarships and a Rhodes Scholarship. The University is also proud to be among the most diverse national Catholic universities in the country.

In recent years, the University has invested more than $165 million in new campus buildings and renovations. The University’s beautiful main campus in suburban South Orange, N.J. is only 14 miles from New York City — offering students a wealth of employment, internship, cultural and entertainment opportunities. Seton Hall’s nationally recognized School of Law is located prominently in downtown Newark. The University’s Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus in Clifton and Nutley, N.J. opened in the summer of 2018. The IHS campus houses Seton Hall’s College of Nursing, its School of Health and Medical Sciences as well as Hackensack Meridian Health’s Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.

For more information, visit http://www.shu.edu.

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