Schools with MSN Programs Accepting Students in New Jersey
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Other Schools with MSN Programs in New Jersey
The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
Richard Stockton College
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205
Saint Peter's College
2641 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07306
UMDNJ - School of Nursing
65 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07107
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
New Jersey MSN Degree Prerequisites
New Jersey nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by New Jersey Board of Nursing as either an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) or an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner(ARNP).
To enroll in a MSN degree program in New Jersey, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in New Jersey and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of New Jersey RN to MSN programs
Those holding New Jersey RN certification have most likely already earned their Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) degree. This is typically a four year training program at a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Contact your school of choice to learn more about their specific MSN program prerequisites.
New Jersey MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In New Jersey, there are typically four specific areas that MSN degree seeking students may choose to specialize in. These include:
- Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Check with the New Jersey Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of New Jersey grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In New Jersey, online nursing degree programs are increasingly popular. This is mainly due to the convenience of nursing distance learning programs. As long as the online MSN program is nationally accredited, earning your MSN degree online is accepted and honored by the state of New Jersey.
New Jersey MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in New Jersey.