Academic Programs



Four-year BS in Nursing

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

Locations: Newark | New Brunswick | Blackwood

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Second Degree Baccalaureate

Accelerated BS in Nursing
An accelerated 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 on an accelerated basis.

Locations: Newark | New Brunswick

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Part-time: A 30-month, part-time option is also available.

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RN to BS in Nursing

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

Campus: Online program

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



Clinical Leadership (CNL)

Nursing Leadership



Post-masters Certificates

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

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Post Baccalaureate DNP Program

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

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 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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PhD in Urban Systems (Urban Health)

This interdisciplinary degree prepares students to create, implement, and evaluate policy and services for urban populations. The degree is offered jointly by New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Rutgers University.

Campus: Newark
Admission Timeframe: Fall | Spring
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