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Nursing

Montclair State University School of Nursing educates undergraduate and graduate students to engage in full scope practice to develop, implement, and evaluate compassionate, coordinated health care services through innovative collaboration with diverse communities. Students and faculty reflect the global community they serve to facilitate and lead innovative collaborations by transforming health care delivery for diverse populations across the continuum of care.

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Undergraduate Programs

BSN in Nursing (RN to BSN)

This flexible hybrid program is designed for registered nurses (RNs) who graduated from associate degree or diploma nursing school programs. Applications are reviewed on an individual basis. We consider your professional and personal experiences in planning your program. New graduates from these programs are encouraged to apply. They must pass the NCLEX within six months of matriculation.

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BSN in Nursing (4-year)

This pre-licensure BSN program educates students for generalist nursing practice. After successfully completing the program, students will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination to be licensed as a registered professional nurse (RN).

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Graduate Programs

Pre-licensure MSN

Have you ever thought about becoming a registered nurse (RN), but earned your baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing discipline? We are now offering an accelerated, 18-month program, which will educate you to become a licensed nurse and sit the NCLEX-RN exam after successfully completing the program. With a specialty in Care Coordination and Transition Management, our unique program will prepare you for the future of healthcare.

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The fully online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program specifically prepares RNs for advanced practice in Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, and Clinical Research. Students enrolled in the MSN program will be eligible to apply for advanced practice positions that advance their careers and pursue future opportunities through doctoral education.

MSN, Nursing Education Concentration

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MSN, Nursing Administration Concentration

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MSN, Clinical Research Concentration

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RN to MSN Bridge Program

Licensed registered nurses (RNs) with baccalaureate degrees in non-nursing disciplines are eligible to apply to the RN to MSN Bridge Program. These students demonstrate competency in specific baccalaureate nursing coursework. Once they fulfill the baccalaureate nursing competencies, which form the RN to MSN Bridge Program, their status changes to full acceptance in the 35-credit online Master of Science in Nursing degree program.

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