Our Mission, Vision, & Goals
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MISSION To bridge the labor gap occurring in demand occupations and to train competent professionals who are well prepared to enter the job market.
Jersey College will be a nationally recognized institution of higher learning dedicated to excellence and innovation in nursing education and offering pathways for professional growth.
Jersey College seeks to instill “PRIDE” throughout our community. PRIDE encompasses the following characteristics:
Professionalism: Judiciously use reasoning, knowledge, technical skills, communication, and reflection
Respect: Value the beliefs, opinions, and contributions of others
Integrity: Embody and demonstrate honest and ethical behaviors
Diversity: Appreciate differences through the exchange of ideas, perspectives, and constructive discourse
Excellence: Embrace challenges, pursue innovative ideas, and strive for academic distinction
In pursuit of our mission, Jersey College has established the following institutional goals:
- Academic Excellence
- Community Engagement and Recognition
- Diverse Student Experience
- Adaptation to Change
Jersey College prepares students to be:
- Effective communicators
- Critical thinkers
- Responsible and ethical individuals
- Considerate and passionate community advocates
- Intellectually curious and lifelong learners
A Flexible Program
Jersey College seeks to educate the modern, mobile, adult nurse requires an open curriculum that accommodates diverse lifestyles.
“An open curriculum system is one which incorporates an educational approach designed to accommodate the learning needs and career goals of students by providing flexible opportunities for entry into and exit from the educational program, and by capitalizing on their previous relevant education and experience.”
— National League for Nursing
A Comprehensive Education
Our curriculum prepares students by developing new and enhanced skills, expanding their knowledge base and awakening new intellectual interest, while capitalizing on the values, beliefs, and experiences (both personal and professional) that the student brings to the classroom.
Our programs provide the education and skills for the Certified Nurse Assistant to continue their education to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and for the Licensed Practical Nurse to become a Registered Nurse.