Eastern Connecticut State University

Founded in 1889, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) is a public liberal arts university located in Willimantic, Connecticut (US). It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

ECSU is the second-oldest campus in the Connecticut State University System and third oldest public university in the state. The University has the following schools and division: Graduate Division, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Continuing Education, School of Education and Professional Studies.

The School of Arts and Sciences incorporates the following departments: Biology; Performing Arts; English; Physical Sciences; Environmental Earth Science; Political Science, Philosophy and Geography; History; Psychology; Mathematics and Computer Science; Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work; Modern and Classical Languages; Visual Arts. Departments in the School of Education and Professional Studies include Business Administration, Communication, Economics, Education, and Health & Physical Education.

The University offers unique business programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and Business Information Systems.The Masters of Science degree in Organizational Management is a program designed for professionals in management. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting provides advanced knowledge in financial and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing and microcomputers.

Eastern Connecticut State University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The education programs are nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). It offers a number of graduate programs for certified teachers, including M.S. degrees in early childhood education, educational technology, elementary education, science education, and secondary education.

Ranking:

- Placed among Tier 3 Master's Universities (North) by US News & World Report 2010.

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