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Caring and Excellence in Nursing Education

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

Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science Dean Carole Kenner discusses health and wellness initiatives — Comcast Newsmakers

Dean Carole Kenner recently spoke with Comcast Newsmakers about current health and wellness initiatives at The College of New Jersey.

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Nursing professor Gerry Altmiller continues to earn the highest honors in her field

Gerry Altmiller was recently selected for the 2019 fellow class of the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education, and is one of only 17 nurse educators in the country to earn this prestigious honor this year.

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Dean Carole Kenner on how the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic changed the nursing profession —

Dean Carole Kenner recently spoke with about the Spanish flu and how it led to sweeping changes in nursing and the health-care industry.

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Nursing students trained to assist during local public health emergencies

Over the last two years, 70 TCNJ nursing students have been trained on the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) curriculum through collaboration with the Mercer County Division of Public Health.

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Congratulations to Dr. Tracy Perron

Congratulations to Dr. Tracy Perron on acceptance of her paper "School Nurses Query rashes in the school should they stay or should they go? " for podium presentation for the annual National School Nurse Conference. This is a wonderful accomplishment!

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CCNE Accrediatation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master's degree program in nursing at The College of New Jersey is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001. 202-887-6791,

The post-graduate APRN certificate program at The College of New Jersey is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.