Heavin School of Arts, Sciences and Technology

The Heavin School of Arts, Sciences, and Technology provides an interdisciplinary approach to lifelong learning for adult learners interested in exploring values inherent in the applied sciences, technology, liberal arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. The curricula delve into a specialized depth of knowledge through areas of study, combined with the breadth of general education.

The School is named in honor of Gary Heavin '02 and his wife, Diane, whose generous support of the University has played a key role in the creation of new academic programs and provided the Thomas Edison State University Foundation with a significant addition to its endowment.

Academic Programs

  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Associate in Applied Science degree: Criminal Justice
  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science
  • Associate in Science in Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Associate in Science degree: Occupational Therapy Assistant*
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Educational Technology and Online Learning
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Communications
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Science
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Diversity
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Electronics
  • Undergraduate Certificate in First Year Foundations
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Gas Distribution
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Health and Wellness
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Labor Studies
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Polysomnography
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity - Critical Infrastructure
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities
  • Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Geropsychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Online Learning and Teaching
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Communications

Mission and Purpose

The Heavin School of Arts, Sciences, and Technology provides learners with innovative degree programs that facilitate learning, engagement, and discovery in the applied sciences, technology, humanities, as well as the natural and social science fields. The School’s curriculum meets the educational and career needs of learners in work environments where opportunity is facilitated by practical knowledge, and applied skills.

The School’s curriculum provides opportunities to achieve personal and career goals through programs in associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in more than 100 areas of study, allowing the flexibility to integrate skills and knowledge acquired outside academia by granting academic credit for professional licenses/certifications, apprenticeships, professional training, and military training.

Students may advance toward their academic goal by transferring credit from other institutionally accredited institutions or by earning credit through alternative methods including examination programs, such as TECEP®, CLEP®, DSST®, prior learning assessment (PLA), and Program Learning Reviews.

The School’s vision is to continually enhance its position as a leader in arts, science and technology education through exemplary quality of graduates of our degree and certificate programs, in all aspects of their academic and professional endeavors, and in their civic and social responsibilities.