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Thomas Edison State University

Member Since: 
November, 1996
Center for Academic Program Review
101 W. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608-1176
United States
M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Type of Institution: 
Degrees Available: 

(List of degree programs generally contains those that are designed to accommodate working adults and nontraditional students.) Thomas Edison State University offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 100 areas of study. Undergraduate degrees include: Associate in Applied Science; Associate in Arts; Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology; Associate in Science in Business Administration; Associate in Science in Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Associate in Science in Public and Social Services; Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (a joint degree program with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey); Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (a joint degree program with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey); Bachelor of Science in Human Services; Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership; and Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In addition, the University offers five online graduate programs. The Master of Science in Human Resources Management serves human resources professionals who wish to become strategic partners in their organizations. The Master of Science in Management serves employed adults with managerial experience. The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies provides professionals an opportunity to study the liberal arts from an applied perspective. The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership serves adults who wish to prepare for roles as school leaders. The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed for experienced RNs who want a quality education with the convenience and flexibility that an online program can provide.

Forms of Credit: 

Thomas Edison State University will award credit based on the following measurements of noncollegiate learning: CLEP, ACT-PEP, DANTES, TECEP® (Thomas Edison StateUniversity Examination Program), the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), military experiences recommended for college credit by ACE, corporate experiences recommended for credit by the ACE-CCRS and NCCRS, credits for certain licenses and certificates, and individual assessment of prior learning through Thomas Edison State University's Prior Learning Assessment program. Up to 100 percent of a student's degree may be earned through a combination of these methods.

Additional Information: 

Thomas Edison State University specializes in providing flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults.

One of New Jersey's 12 senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers a wide variety of rigorous and high-quality academic methods that can be customized to meet the student's individual needs. 

The University offers independent study courses and its e-Pack® courses use Web-based self-assessments to help students master course materials. 

David Hoftiezer, Director of Admissions
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Last Updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017