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Salem State University is a four-year, public institution located in Salem, Massachusetts, that was founded in 1854 as Salem Normal School. Because of a high demand for teachers, the school thrived and expanded to include liberal arts and professional programs. Salem State began enrolling men in 1898, and after many name changes over the years became Salem State University in 2010.
SSU awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees along with undergraduate and graduate certificates and licensure programs from the following schools:
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Health & Human Services
Bertolon School of Business
School of Continuing & Professional Studies
School of Graduate Studies
School of Education
Salem State offers fully-online degree programs and non-credit programs, as well as a variety of certificate programs and online courses.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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