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Caring and Excellence in Nursing Education

Nationally recognized as a nursing center of excellence, we are committed to educating nurses with the clinical and critical thinking skills demanded of leaders in the profession. Expert faculty mentorship and extensive clinical practice are integrated in a compassionate, collaborative environment. At every level—from the aspiring nurse to the seasoned professional looking for the next challenge—our students graduate to rewarding lives in nursing.



On-Campus Nursing Labs

Classes and clinical simulations in two modern labs ensure a hands-on, practice-based nursing education.

On-Site Clinical

On-Site Clinical Practice

Wide-ranging partnerships provide the clinical experiences to support varied education and career goals.


Many Careers, One Profession

From BSN to DNP, extensive degree programs reflect—and support—the diverse career paths open to nurses.

Recent News

  • October 31, 2017

    A record number of TCNJ faculty from the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science presented at Sigma Theta Tau International’s 28th Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland in July. The

  • September 30, 2017

    Welcome back! TCNJ Faculty Scholarship Alive and Well this fall 2017 Semester As the new academic year is off and running, I am excited to share that the Nursing department faculty are not only

  • September 15, 2016

    On her appointment to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Palliative Care and Pain Management.  She will join Betty on this board. Additionally, we have word that SNACK II grant has been funded b

  • September 15, 2016

    Who successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "Development and Testing of the Collaboration in the Clinical Learning Environment (CCLE) Tool."

  • September 15, 2016

    The Project TEACH program is a comprehensive educational program which provides pregnant and parenting adolescents with the skills needed to create a positive life for themselves and their children.

  • September 15, 2016

    On yet another publication: Eymard, A. & Altmiller, G. (May/June 2016). Teaching Nursing Students the Importance of Treatment Fidelity in Intervention Research: Students as Interventionists.

  • September 15, 2016

    On their article "Creating Curriculum to Create Change:  What is Nursing Doing to Promote Population Health?"  This article was just published in the May, 2016 edition of Accountable Care News.

  • September 15, 2016

    On yet another successful grant!!   The Expanding the Nursing Curriculum at the College of New Jersey to Advance the Integration of Population Health Knowledge, Concepts, and Skills was funded by RWJF

CCNE Accrediatation

The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing program at The College of New Jersey are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 2001. 202-887-6791,