NJCU offers a variety of graduate degree and certificate programs to meet your personal and professional goals. Please choose one of the options below to view our program offerings, application requirements, and apply now:

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Degree Seeking

Degree seeking students are those who wish to complete a master’s degree or doctoral degree.

*Many of our degree programs offer the option to earn a graduate certificate simultaneously and are indicated in this section. If you are interested in earning a certificate without a master’s degree, please go to the CERTIFICATE section to apply.

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Certificate Seeking

Certificate seeking students are those looking to advance their expertise, skills, and knowledge in a particular field, without completing a graduate degree. Graduate certificates help you stay fresh in your profession while enriching your knowledge and preparing you for the next level of your career.

*If you are currently a teacher looking for an additional teaching certificate without a master’s degree, those programs will be listed in this section. However, if you are interested in earning a teaching certificate with a master’s degree, please go to the DEGREE section to apply.

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Non-Degree Seeking

Non-degree seeking students are those who only wish to take a course or two at NJCU without working toward a graduate degree or certificate.

*This option is not available for international students.

Contact Us

We encourage you to contact graduate admissions with questions about our graduate programs, to get answers to your graduate application questions, or to schedule a visit to NJCU.

General Contact Information

Hepburn Hall, Room 206
Phone: 201-200-3409
Toll-Free Phone: 877-652-8472


Graduate Admissions Office Hours

September – May:
Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Mon – Thurs, 8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.