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About the School

Health care today increasingly emphasizes health promotion over disease management, a shift aligning perfectly with our focus on wellness, healthy lifestyles, and physical fitness. Our nationally regarded school is dedicated to preparing you—through programs in nursing, public health, and exercise science—for the many rewards of guiding people, communities, and populations toward improved health outcomes.

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Welcome from Dean Kenner

Our mission is clear: We educate aspiring health professionals to become leaders, energized to change the health care landscape. Our students work closely with faculty and with local health care partners to build a solid foundation of knowledge and practical skill. Challenged to question deeply, think globally, and practice ethically, our students immerse themselves in the issues of today to help shape them tomorrow. I invite you to share this journey.

Carole Kenner, Dean

Distinctive Experiences


National Recognition in Nursing

We’re one of only 40 organizations nationwide to earn a Center of Excellence designation by the National League for Nursing. This honor recognizes TCNJ for creating an academic environment that enhances learning and professional development for nursing students.

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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.

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