Academic Programs, Support Services, and Regulations

Graduate Studies

Vice Provost: Michael A. Palladino, PhD

The Graduate Studies Office provides leadership, and administrative and academic support structures for implementing and developing the graduate programs through six academic schools:

These programs are designed to meet the educational needs of post-baccalaureate students who wish to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in their chosen fields of study and to engage in research and other scholarly activities.

Degree Programs

Monmouth University offers a variety of courses and programs at the graduate level.

Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dean: Kenneth Womack, PhD

Completion of the following programs leads to a Master of Arts (MA):

  • Addiction Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Corporate and Public Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • English with a Concentration in Creative Writing
  • English with a Concentration in Literature
  • English with a Concentration in Rhetoric and Writing
  • History
  • Public Policy

Completion of the following program leads to a Master of Science (MS):

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Completion of these certificate programs leads to the following:

  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Public Relations and New Media
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Counseling
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Service Communication Specialist

School of Social Work

Dean: Robin Mama, PhD

Completion of the following program leads to a Master of Social Work (MSW):

  • Social Work

Completion of this graduate certificate program leads to the following:

  • Graduate Certificate in Play Therapy

Schools of Science

Deans: Steven Bachrach, PhD

Completion of the following programs leads to a Master of Science (MS):

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering

Leon Hess Business School

Dean: Donald M. Moliver, PhD

Completion of the following programs leads to the Master of Business Administration (MBA):

  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting
  • Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance
  • Business Administration with a Concentration in Management
  • Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing
  • Business Administration with a Concentration in Real Estate

Completion of this certificate program leads to the following:

  • Graduate Certificate in Accounting

School of Education

Dean: John E. Henning, PhD

Completion of the following program leads to the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT):

  • Master of Arts in Teaching

Completion of the following program leads to the Master of Education (MEd):

  • Master of Education

Completion of the following programs leads to the Master of Science in Education (MSEd):

  • Literacy
  • Principal
  • Principal/School Administrator/Supervisor
  • School Counseling
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs and College Counseling
  • Speech-Language Pathology

Completion of these certificate programs leads to the following:

  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Graduate Certificate in Autism
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Completion of the subject endorsement program in Chinese leads to the following:

  • Subject Endorsement in Chinese – Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS)

Completion of these New Jersey Department of Education endorsement programs leads to the following:

  • Endorsement in Bilingual/Bicultural
  • Endorsement in Early Childhood
  • Endorsement in English as a Second Language
  • Endorsement in Student Assistance Coordinator
  • Endorsement in Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Completion of these New Jersey Department of Education post-master’s endorsement programs leads to the following:

  • Post-Master’s Endorsement – Director of School Counseling Services
  • Post-Master’s Endorsement – Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant
  • Post-Master’s Endorsement – Supervisor

Completion of the following program leads to the Doctor of Education (EdD):

  • Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Dean: Janet Mahoney, PhD

Completion of the following program leads to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN):

  • Nursing

Completion of the certificate program leads to the following:

  • Graduate Certificate in Forensic Nursing

Completion of these post-master’s certificate programs leads to the following:

  • Post-Master’s Certificate: Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master’s Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master’s Certificate: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Completion of the following endorsement programs leads to the following:

  • Graduate Endorsement in School Nursing
  • Graduate Endorsement in School Nursing – Non-Instructional

Completion of the following program leads to the Master of Science in Physician Assistant:

  • Physician Assistant (PA)

Completion of the following programs leads to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP):

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with Nursing Education Endorsement