The faculty members in the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies are committed to providing students with more than just the skills of an advanced practice nurse. With small class sizes, one-on-one faculty interaction, and a full-time placement coordinator available to help you identify preceptorship opportunities, Monmouth offers a personalized learning experience designed to position you for success after graduation.
Nursing education is changing to address the increased complexity of patient care, national concerns about the quality of care and patient safety, and shortages of nursing personnel. Monmouth prepares you to adapt to this dynamic health care environment by providing real-world experience in a variety of settings. With over 500+ possible clinical placements throughout the state, plus externships available with our partners Hackensack Meridian Health and Monmouth Medical Center, you have the opportunity to master the field of nursing.
MSN classes are designed to accommodate the working nurse and are offered in the evening, in a hybrid format (alternating weeks on campus).
Choose from degree programs and certificates appropriate for your area of interest and specialty:
The application deadlines for the MSN and Post-Master’s Nursing programs are May 1 for the Summer and July 15 for the Fall.
Chair, Department of Nursing
Colleen Manzetti, DNP, RN, CNE
Chair, Nursing Department
Program Director, Nurse Faculty Loan Program
Coordinator of the Nurse Educator Program (MSN & DNP Electives)
McAllan Hall, 305
Keilynn Alicea (left), MSN ’15 and DNP ’21 alum and adjunct faculty, developed and presented Communicating Serious Illness at the Bedside, a palliative care simulation for Gerontology Nurses Week at Penn Medicine Princeton, an academic teaching hospital. As a palliative nurse practitioner, Alicea demonstrates best practices for bedside communication when dealing with patients who have difficult, complex illnesses.View Keilynn Alicea’s Profile
Rose Knapp, DNP, is the clinical editor of the fourth edition of “Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual.” This concise, enjoyable guide is full of colorful images that illustrate monitoring concepts and processes, and sorts through the complexities of hemodynamics and clarifies them in easy-to-follow ways.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificate at Monmouth University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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