UMDNJ School of Nursing

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The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Nursing (UMDNJ-SN), was founded in 1990.  UMDNJ School of Nursing offers various nursing programs, research and educational mobility. Different types of Nursing programs offered by the school includes, the Baccalaureate (BSN), Master’s (MSN), Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) provide an educational stepping stone for advanced education. A joint Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Urban Systems (Urban Health specialization available) is also offered by the school, along with extensive continuing education opportunities, for aspiring healthcare professionals, who aim to pursue higher or advance degrees.

The school has campuses at Camden, New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains and Stratford, where educational, research and service programs are offered.

The Mission of UMDNJ-SN is to promote health care excellence by offering quality, competent, innovative education to nurses and other professionals. The school accepts its responsibility and commitment for competent clinical practice, scholarship, advocacy for underserved populations, and the diverse communities served by the school.

The school has a vision of promoting and preparing competent nurse leaders, who can promote and enhance health wellness and health equity.

The Nursing Programs offered by the school includes


  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Part-time BSN
  • Masters
  • Post Masters
  • DNP
  • PhD

It is essential that the students enrolling for any program must complete them within stipulated time frame, which comprises of:

Programs             Completion Period            Term
BSN                             2 years                                      6
BSN Part Time          4 years                                     12
RN to BSN                  5 years                                     –
MSN                            5*                                              15*
DNP                             3                                                9
PHD                             7                                                –

*The Nurse Anesthesia MSN is a 7-term full-time program rather than a 15-term part-time program.


  • Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (CHE-MSACS) has granted accreditation to The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
  • The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) has accredited UMDNJ-School of Nursing.
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists has accredited school’s Nurse Anesthesia Program

The students can also opt for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Scholarships and Tuition Refund by contacting the concerned school authority.


Enrollment Services

(Applications for admissions, course registration questions, student records)

UMDNJ – School of Nursing
65 Bergen Street, Room 152
University Heights
Newark, New Jersey 07107-3001
Phone: 973-972-5336

Stratford Campus

(General information about Stratford campus)

UMDNJ – School of Nursing
40 E. Laurel Rd, Suite 2025
Stratford NJ 08084
Phone: 856-566-6200

Student Recruitment

(Questions about program offerings)

(Newark Campus)
Mae Concannon, MBA, BSN, RN

(Stratford Campus)
Cheri Clancy, MS ,BSN, RN