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:

Graduate Student Life is committed to:

  • Sponsoring events and activities designed to foster a sense of community among Monmouth graduate students across all disciplines and programs
  • Raising graduate students’ awareness of resources and services available on campus
  • Assessing, addressing, and advocating for the distinct and diverse needs of graduate students at Monmouth
  • Providing opportunities that contribute to professional development and growth
  • Cultivating an environment in which the presence and contributions of graduate students are recognized, valued, and celebrated.

Signature Graduate Student Life programs include New Graduate Student Orientation, Graduate Student Appreciation Week, Grads Give Back day of service, Professional Development Workshop Series, De-Stress for Success, and the Graduate Assistant Appreciation Reception.

Degree Programs

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

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

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 Archaeology
  • 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 and Expressive Therapies

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)