Nursing Graduate Certificates

NJCU offers a a Post-Master's Certificate for educational nursing. Students can complete the 37-credit MS degree program in approximately two years, and may begin the program in either the spring or the fall. The program is designed to provide a solid foundation for nurses to transition to careers as nurse educators.

Designed for those who have already earned either a Master of Science or a Master of Arts degree in nursing, the 15-19-credit Post-Master's Certificate program can be completed in three semesters of part-time study. The post-graduate program is designed for those seeking to acquire educational mastery of subject knowledge congruent with nursing educational practices in a variety of venues, including academic and healthcare practice settings.

Admission Criteria

Admission Criteria for Post-Master's Certificate Program

  • MA or MS in nursing from an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited institution

Admission Criteria for International Students

  • International students must have their credits officially evaluated by a member of the National Council of Credential Evaluation Services

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NJCU also offers a Graduate Certificate in School Nursing. Students who complete the certificate program are eligible for the New Jersey Department of Education endorsement for the Standard Non-Instructional School Nurse Certificate = 15 credits; or the Standard (Instructional) School Nurse Certificate = 21-credits), respectively. The program can be completed in 15 to 18 months of part time study.

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NJCU offers:

  • A caring, supportive, and knowledgeable faculty with expertise in areas ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics
  • A comprehensive, current, and challenging curriculum
  • Two convenient locations: Jersey City and Wall Township
  • Flexible scheduling (evenings, weekends, online, blended, and in-person) that is convenient for working adults
  • The lowest tuition and fees among New Jersey state colleges and universities

Contact Us
(201) 200-3157

Dr. Nelda Ephraim, Graduate Program Coordinator