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The JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder School of Nursing offers four different tracks toward registered nursing licensure – Generic, LPN-to-RN Transition, Accelerated, and Pathways to BSN. All four tracks lead to a Diploma in Nursing from the JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder School of Nursing and an Associate in Science Degree from Union County College. Credits transfer to BSN programs.

The four tracks leading to registered nurse licensure are:

GENERIC

  • Day or Evening/Full or Part time
  • Requires high school diploma or GED/Adult Diploma
ACCELERATED
  • Day/Full time
  • Requires a baccalaureate degree; degree may be in any discipline
LPN TO RN TRANSITION
  • 3-4 week full time day transition course
  • Choice of day or evening for Nursing III and Nursing IV
PATHWAYS TO BSN
  • Enables students to complete a BSN at Kean University in three semesters after completing the generic program
  • Students take 20 credits at Kean University - 6 credits towards the AS degree and 14 credits towards the BSN degree
These four tracks include the following:
  • 75 credits:
        37 general education credits
        38 nursing (clinical) credits
  • General education credits are taken at Union County College - Cranford, Elizabeth or Plainfield campuses.
  • Up to 32 transfer credits are available for comparable courses with cumulative grade point averages of 2.5 or higher (40 transfer credits for holders of baccalaureate degrees).
  • Nursing courses taught at the JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools and various other clinical sites and affiliations.
  • Accredited by the NJ Board of Nursing and the NLNAC.
For more complete information, please review the program catalog.