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R.N.-B.S.N.

New Jersey City University offers an upper-division program (33 core credits) leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The RN-BSN program may be completed as a full- or part-time student. Admission to the RN-BSN program is limited to nurses who are graduates of diploma, associate degree programs, or nurses with a formal nurse education from another country and eligible for an RN License in the United States.

The RN-BSN program builds on your previous nursing experience by providing the BSN courses of; Nursing Research, Nursing Leadership, Population Health and Quality and Safety. Earning the BSN prepares you for a superior level of skill, knowledge, and expertise in a variety of settings in our diverse communities.

All students are required to obtain a current Registered Nurse license in the State of New Jersey prior to taking their clinical course - Population Health (NURS 475) and Nursing Leadership (NURS 440).

Please visit the RN-BSN page to learn more about the curriculum and admissions process.

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Accelerated B.S.N.

The Accelerated BSN is a full-time, 12-month, 64-credit program for individuals who hold a bachelor's degree in any field and have completed the prerequisite courses. The program is offered in two NJCU locations, the Jersey City campus and the Wall Township, NJ campus. The program is very competitive, accepting roughly 70-80 students per year. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and will be eligible to sit for the Registered Nurse licensing exam (NCLEX-RN).

Please visit the Accelerated BSN page to learn more about the curriculum and admissions process.

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Non-Accelerated B.S.N. Program

The Non- Accelerated BSN is a part-time, 5 semester/ 27 month, 64-credit program for individuals who hold a bachelor's degree in any field and have completed the prerequisite courses. The program is offered at the Jersey City campus and the NJCU @ Fort Monmouth location. The program will be accepting 30 students at each location per year. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and will be eligible to sit for the Registered Nurse licensing exam (NCLEX-RN). The Non- Accelerated BSN option allows for the students to maintain full-time status by taking 12-14 credits per semester during the academic calendar year.

Please visit the Non-Accelerated Program (Second Degree), B.S.N. page to learn more.

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NJCU Undergrad B.S.N. in-state tuition: $35,995

Accelerated Program:
3 Semesters

$11,998 and 21 credits each semester

Non-Accelerated Program:
5 Semesters

$6,584.40 and 12-14 credits each semester

Tuition and student fees subject to change


Contact Us

Dr. Joyce Wright, Coordinator RN-BSN Program
JWRIGHT@njcu.edu

Dr. Shanda Johnson, Coordinator Accelerated Nursing
SJOHNSON2@njcu.edu

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