Degree Programs - Nursing


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is a 125 credit upper division program open to RN’s only. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) and the New Jersey State Board of Nursing. Click here for BSN degree requirements.


The School of Nursing offers three Master of Science in Nursing Degrees with options in School Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Clinical Administration. Kean’s Graduate Nursing programs place an emphasis on global nursing concepts. Click here for more information.

MSN Bridge

MSN -Bridge Program is available for RNs with non-nursing baccalaureate degrees.

All non-BSN applicants may apply for the MSN degree with the condition that a minimum of 9 undergraduate credits be completed prior to full admission as follows:

NURS 3010 Health Assessment (2 credits).

NURS 3200 Professional Nursing Practice: Health Promotion in the Community (5 credits).

NURS 4900 Independent Practicum in Nursing (2 credits).

Dependent on the portfolio the student might need to also take (NURS 4702) for 2 credits.


Ph.D. in Nursing Leadership Education



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