Degrees Offered

Degrees Offered


Traditional Baccalaureate Program

This program is for high school students entering college or transfer students

Locations: Newark | New Brunswick | Blackwood

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Second Degree Baccalaureate

A 14-month, intensive program is designed for students with a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing who are interested in obtaining a Bachelors degree in nursing.

Locations: Newark | New Brunswick

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RN to BS in Nursing

This hybrid online program offers registered nurses the opportunity to obtain a Bachelor's degree with a graduate degree option.

Campus: Hybrid Online program - Newark | New Brunswick

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School Nurse Certificate

A post-baccalaureate certificate program for registered nurses with a BA, BS or BSN and/or as a minor for RNs pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

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Baccalaureate degree holders may apply for non-degree study. Non-degree students can register for up to 6 credits (two courses) for a single semester providing there is space available in those courses. Students that are interested in continuing after that semester can apply for admission into one of our graduate nursing programs.

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Graduate Degree specialties offering some of the most progressive nursing programs in the United States


Clinical Leadership (CNL)

Nursing Leadership


Post-Master's Certificates

Designed for RNs who hold a MSN degree and wish to pursue another specialty area

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HIV Care Specialization

Students in the Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwifery programs may opt for a specialization in HIV care. The program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide advanced practice nursing care to individuals with HIV infection; advocate for communities and populations at risk for or with HIV infection; and provide nursing care to individuals and families affected by HIV.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Post Baccalaureate DNP Program

For bachelor's-prepared RNs seeking a doctoral degree.

HIV Care Specialization available in most Clinical Graduate Programs

Post Master’s DNP Program

Prepares clinical leaders and advanced practice clinicians to deliver expert, evidence-based nursing care across diverse settings and systems. Options available in Leadership or Practice

Campus: Newark | Online

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD Programs Information Session
Newark, NJ - Saturday, February 16, 2019
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PhD in Nursing

Nurse scientists and researchers are urgently needed to inform best practices, explore perplexing patient problems, test strategies to increase patient safety and care quality, lead interdisciplinary teams to improve the health care system, and to, overall, add to the profession's valuable body of knowledge.

Campus: Newark
Admission Timeframe: Fall
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