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Undergraduate Areas of Study

Pursue your passion for health and wellness—in people, communities, and populations—at TCNJ. Our programs integrate high-quality, specialized curricula with intensive professional experiences, including research, clinical practice, and fieldwork in community settings. Our graduates are thoughtful, skillful professionals well prepared for the challenges of a changing health care landscape.

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Physical fitness is the foundation of health and wellness, in our lives and our communities. Study human health and movement with a faculty of respected scholars, applying new knowledge and practical skills in laboratory and field experiences. As experts in maximizing health and performance through fitness, our graduates are in demand in fields from sports and recreation to medicine and education.



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Exercise Science Program

Prepare for advanced study in physical therapy, physician assistance, and related health care fields.

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Physical Education Program

Qualify for certification as a K–12 physical education teacher or pursue a career as a coach or trainer.

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Globally Respected Faculty

Work with mentors (including an adviser to the Olympics) whose expertise is valued worldwide.

 

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Gain the clinical and critical thinking skills demanded of the professional nurse, in a four-year, on-campus residential program leading to a BSN, the preferred degree in the field. An expert faculty delivers new knowledge and close mentorship in a compassionate, collaborative environment. Clinical practice is extensive. The quality of TCNJ nursing is reflected in stellar NCLEX pass rates of 94%.


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On-Campus Practice Labs

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

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On-Site Clinical Practice

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

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Many Careers, One Degree

It all starts with a BSN: Prepare for career paths in multiple nursing specialties, settings, and fields.

 

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Promote and protect wellness, in people and populations, in this fast-growing career field. Customize your studies to support a wide range of professional paths, from medicine to marketing, from epidemiology to public policy. Global perspectives and cross-cultural competency are emphasized across the curriculum, as are intensive learning experiences such as internships and capstone projects.


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Customize Your Program

Combine courses across TCNJ schools to support any career, from biostatistics to environmental justice.

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Faculty Expertise

Professors enthusiastically share rich, varied professional insights through close student mentorships.

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Engage with Ideas

Research, conferences, internships, global study: Students work directly with thought leaders in the field.


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