School Nurse Instructional Certificate

School Nurse Instructional Certificate

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School Nurse Instructional Certificate



Nursing and Health Sciences


Next Classes Start

May 20, 2024

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Program at a Glance

Are you a nurse who wants to teach in a public school? The School Nurse Instructional Certificate equips you to work as a public school nurse and teach health-related topics to students in preschool through 12th grade.This 23-credit certificate can be completed in two academic years of part-time study.

Program Coordinator : Judy Harkins,


  • part time: up to 6 years


  • Online
    Hybrid Information


  • 240 hours


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This fully accredited program is a good fit if you’re an RN with at least a bachelor’s in nursing and you’d like to teach, but you also want to do a more effective job of assessing and treating school-age children.

Engaged Faculty

Learn from nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are fully engaged with their students. Your professor knows your name and teaches all of your classes. You won’t find any TAs here.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application as well as all supplemental documents.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Nursing provides curriculum, handbooks, and advising resources.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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

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