Division of Allied Sciences

We are the division that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and professional traits necessary to become competent, compassionate, and contributing professionals in the fields served by our programs in American Sign Language/Deaf Studies, Practical Nursing, Emergency Medical Technician, Health Science, Paramedic and Physical Therapist Assistant.

These programs lead to positions where communication, competence and compassion are essential.  Our students have the opportunity to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds and in different settings.  All of the programs are either externally or state accredited, or recognized for their high quality curriculum.  Upon licensure or certification, graduates of the allied sciences are able to assume positions in acute, long term and other community-based agencies.

The Division offers AS, AAS and Certificate programs in a variety of health and communication based programs. Below you will find a link to our programs of study. It is our goal to assist you in being successful in entering the profession of your choice.


Public Notice of Pre-Accreditation Status

The Practical Nursing Program at UCNJ has received accreditation from the NJ Board of Nursing and from the National League for Nursing NLN Commission for Nursing Education and Accreditation.

Applicants and current students may contact the Board of Nursing and/or CNEA with inquiries or concerns regarding the nursing program at the:

New Jersey Board of Nursing
124 Halsey Street
PO Box 45010
Newark, NJ 07101
(973) 504-6430

The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) effective 2019-2025. This is an optional accreditation that recognizes the program’s “ability to meet or exceed standards and criteria for educational quality”.
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