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Return to Campus

The leaders of Kean University are working diligently to plan a smooth and safe return to campus in Fall 2020. All student services currently remain remote during the summer. Find out more.

What You Learn

You experience robust academic and clinical experiences in nursing, and emerge prepared for advanced clinical practice and a leadership role in your chosen profession.

  • Study the latest in nursing practice within the context of a continuously changing health care system
  • Prepare for specialization as a nurse manager or administrator

  • Develop expertise in transcultural nursing and community health nursing

  • Master the fiscal side of nursing care

  • Become a leader in the field of nursing

The Kean University nursing faculty is comprised of scholars, researchers and dedicated practitioners who nurture your passion for nursing in a culture that encourages dialogue and mutual respect, allowing students to grow as critical thinkers and innovators, unafraid to take the risks necessary to pioneer new practices.

Application Deadlines:

Fall: June 30

Summer I: April 15 (Graduate Certificate in School Nursing only)

Kean Ocean Application Deadline Extended to July 30

Admission Requirements

Nursing - Nursing Leadership (MSN)

Nursing - Community Health Nursing (MSN)

MSN Contact:

Mary E. Fortier, Ed.D., RN, CNL
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Office: NAAB 321
Phone: (908) 737-6216

Graduate Certificate in School Nursing

In addition, the MSN-Bridge program is available for RNs with non-nursing baccalaureate degrees.

School Nursing Contact:
Keddi Koovits, Ph.D., MSN


The MSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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