Graduate School Nurse Certificate

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Get started on your Graduate School Nurse Certificate Only application here:

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Note: This option is for those who wish to pursue the School Nurse Certificate Only (no Master's Degree). If you wish to pursue the Master of Science Degree in Nursing with a Specialization in School Nursing, please go to the M.S. Nursing- School Nursing program page to complete the appropriate application.


Application Deadlines*:

Domestic Applicants:
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*Deadlines are subject to change. Deadline extensions may be granted on a case by case. Please contact Graduate Admissions for more information gradadmissions@njcu.edu 


Admission requirements:

  • Completed online application and non-refundable $55 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all previous U.S. colleges attended or official NACES course-by-course evaluation of any foreign transcripts*
  • Submission of a 250-500-word essay discussing goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the intended program;
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Copy of current, unencumbered NJ nursing license (screenshot from Consumer Affairs website is not acceptable)

Pre-Requisites

  • BSN degree from an ACEN or CCNE-accredited institution that is also a regionally accredited college/university
  • Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0-point scale

*Note: NJCU does not evaluate international transcripts. In lieu of a transcript, applicants with a non-U.S. degree need to submit a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES Accredited Member that includes U.S. bachelor’s degree equivalency information for their coursework.

International Applicants:

This program is not currently available to international students seeking an F-1 student visa

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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.

Hepburn Hall, Room 206
Phone: 201-200-3409
Email: gradadmissions@njcu.edu

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