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Summer Courses

Seize the upcoming season by balancing your summer activities with coursework designed to engage your mind and kick-start your career. Taught online and on-campus, these convenient summer courses allow you to tackle interesting subjects at your own pace while earning credits to put toward your education.


Whether you want to learn a new skill, optimize your portfolio by showcasing new projects, or gain a bit more momentum on the road toward earning your college degree, we have a wide variety of courses that are sure to keep you motivated and on top of your game during the summer months.

Summer courses are open to all students, including students attending other universities.

Undergraduate courses cost $800 per credit, for a total cost of $2,400 for a 3-credit course.

View graduate course costs by school

Course registration is based on course availability and satisfying course prerequisites. Enrollment limitations are strictly enforced.

Summer Term 2021 Dates

Summer I
  • May 17 - June 18 (5 weeks)
  • May 17 - July 2 (7 weeks)
  • May 17 - August 6 (12 weeks)
Summer II
  • July 6 - August 6 (5 weeks)
  • July 6 - August 20 (7 weeks)

Browse Course Listings

You can browse our summer course offerings by navigating to the course listings organized by school below.

You can also view courses by clicking on “Browse courses,” which will take you to a master course listing on our Self-Service Platform. Select “Summer I 2021” or “Summer II 2021” in the Filter Results menu to view available summer offerings by term. If you use the Advanced Search feature, select “Summer I 2021” or “Summer II 2021” in the Term drop-down menu to search for available summer offerings by term.

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Explore Courses by School

Take advantage of the wide range of summer courses the College of Arts & Sciences has to offer including BIO 101/BIO 102 Biology and CHE 110 Chemistry, PS 101 Psychology and SO 101 Sociology. You also can dive into History in AR 103 and HS 112, or examine Contemporary Mathematics in MA 110 and Microeconomics in EC 111 and EC 112. The opportunities are endless.

Summer course offerings in the College of Arts & Sciences include:

Anthropology (AN) Game Design & Development (GDD) Political Science (PO)
Art (AR) Gerontology (GT) Psychology (PS)
Biology (BIO) History (HS) Science (SCI)
Chemistry (CHE) Legal Studies (LE) Sociology (SO)
Criminal Justice (CJ) Mathematics (MA) Spanish (SP)
Drama (DR) Music (MU) Sports Studies (SPS)
Economics (EC) Philosophy (PL) Women’s and Gender Studies (WS)
English (EN) Physics (PHY)  

Become a leader in your field, build your business foundation and expand your worldview with course offerings like AC 211 Financial Accounting, CIS 101 Information Systems, CIS 255 Data Visualization and MG 105 Organization Management. You can also explore ways to build new business ideas in ENT 220 The Business of Music, ENT 210 Entrepreneurial Thinking and Practice, MK 301 Internet Marketing and MK 326 Fashion Marketing.

Summer course offerings in the School of Business include:

Accounting (AC) Entrepreneurship (ENT) Management (MG)
Business Administration (BBA) Finance (FIN) Marketing (MK)
Business Analytics (BAN) Health Management (HM) Organizational Leadership (OL)
Business Law (BLW) International Business (IB) Strategy (STR)
Computer Information Systems (CIS) MBA  

Dig deep into sports history with JRN 362 Story of Football and enrich your knowledge of the big screen with FTM 102 Understanding Film. The School of Communications offers a wide variety of summer offerings.

Summer course offerings in the School of Communications include:

Communications (COM) Journalism (JRN)
Film, Television and Media Arts (FTM) Media Studies (MSS)
Graphic and Interactive Design (GID) Strategic Communication (STC)
Interactive Communications (ICM)  

Get on the fast-track to becoming a professional engineer by signing up for ENR 490 Engineering Professional Experience, IER 370 Industrial Robotics and IER 315 Fundamentals of Six Sigma - Black Belt. You can boost your computer science skills in CSC 110 Programming and Problem Solving and CSC 111 Data Structures and Abstraction.

We're also introducing three Cybersecurity courses this summer that directly relate to risk management in health care: CYB 610 Hands-on HIPAA Compliance Risk Management, CYB 611 Hands-on HIPAA Security Risk Analysis and Risk Management, and CYB 612 Enterprise Cybersecurity Risk Management in Health Care.

Summer course offerings in the School of Engineering include:

Spend your summer honing your skills as a patient care and medical research professional. Examples of offerings include HSC 214 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, HSC 262 Nutrition in Health and Illness and HSC 315 Bioethical Issues in the 21st Century.

Summer course offerings in the School of Health Sciences include:

Advanced Medical Imaging (AMI) Occupational Therapy (OT)
Athletic Training (AT) Physical Therapy (PT)
Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Radiologist Assistant (RA)
Fitness, Leisure and Wellness (FLW) Radiologic Sciences (RS)
Health Science (HSC)  

The School of Nursing is offering undergraduate and graduate summer nursing courses to students from all majors and departments. Summer courses like NUR 410 Integrative Health and Healing and NUR 304 Health Promotion and Wellness will help students explore holistic health and wellness practices. Graduate students in other health disciplines can take courses like NUR 638 Laboratory Diagnosis or Nursing 604 Principles of Aging.

Summer course offerings in the School of Nursing include:

NUR (Nursing)

Course Registration

If you currently attend Quinnipiac...

Summer course registration is now open for all current students. You may register for courses using the Self-Service Platform.

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On-campus summer housing available

Summer housing is available for currently enrolled Quinnipiac students in The Hill suite-style accommodations from May 17 - August 20. The cost is $275 per week for a 3-bedroom apartment with kitchen and living area.

Students can sign up for summer housing and view the summer housing contract on MyHousing on MyQ.

Learn more about The Hill residence hall

If you attend another university...

Looking to earn credits this summer toward the completion of your degree at another regionally accredited college or university? Register as a non-matriculated student for summer courses at Quinnipiac to get the credits that you need to accelerate your degree completion. Please check with your institution prior to registering to ensure that your credits earned will be transferable.

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Contact Us

Our staff is available to answer your questions or to help you get started with summer school registration.

Registrar’s Office