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Jersey College has solely offered nursing programs since 2004 and has graduated over 2,000 licensed professionals.

Professional Nursing Program (RN)
LPN to RN Bridge Track (RN)
Generic Track (RN) Practical Nursing Program (LPN) Nurse Residency Track

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Our New Jersey and Florida Campuses are located near major metropolitan areas easily accessible for the commuting student.

Ewing, New Jersey (NJ/PA)
Teterboro, New Jersey (NJ/NY)
Jacksonville, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Largo, Florida

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Each campus is accredited and approved by The Department of Education to offer Federal Financial Assistance to our students.  

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Begin you nursing education at Jersey College by requesting an application.  One of our admission representatives will contact you shortly.

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Teterboro, NJ(201) 489-5836
Fort Lauderdale, FL(954) 321-8890
Jacksonville, FL(904) 733-3588

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Recent notifications and memoranda related to Distance Education may now be found at www.jerseycollege.edu/online 

Coronavirus "COVID-19" Information 

The administration of Jersey College is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation carefully. The information below contains information regarding COVID-19, including federal and community-based information. 


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Each of us can help limit the virus by following precautionary guidelines and recommendations of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control ("CDC"). The basic precautions include:

  • Wash your hands frequently;
  • Cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough utilizing good respiratory hygiene (bend elbow or tissue);
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth;
  • Seek medical care early if you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing and stay home if you feel unwell;
  • Maintain social distancing (At least 3 feet between you and anyone coughing or sneezing)

The full guidelines are available in the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control guides.

Moreover, as participants in the healthcare process it is important that we understand the rights, roles and responsibilities of health workers and key considerations for occupational safety. These rights and responsibilities are included in the World Health Organization's Rights, Roles and Responsibilities of Health Workers. The CDC also has current interim guidance and FAQs for Healthcare Professionals Dealing with COVID-19

General Information

What is novel coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Many of them infect animals, but some coronaviruses from animals can evolve (change) into a new human coronavirus that can spread from person-to-person. This is what happened with the current novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. Diseases from coronaviruses in people typically cause mild to moderate illness, like the common cold. Some, like the SARS or MERS viruses, cause serious infections like pneumonia. The name of this new virus is SARS-CoV-2; the disease caused by this virus is known as COVID-19.


What are common symptoms of COVID-19?

Information to date suggests this virus is causing symptoms consistent with a respiratory illness such as cough, fever, and shortness of breath. Under current CDC guidance, if a person has traveled from mainland China and develops any of these symptoms within 14 days of their return, they should seek medical care right away. They should first call the doctor’s office or emergency room and tell them about their symptoms and recent travel.


How is novel coronavirus spread?

Like other respiratory illnesses, such as influenza, human coronaviruses most commonly spread to others from an infected person who has symptoms through:

  • Droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes
  • Close personal contact, such as caring for an infected person

It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes, but this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads.


How is COVID-19 treated?

There is no specific treatment for COVID-19; however, many of the symptoms can be treated. Treatment is based on the patient’s condition. There is currently no vaccine to prevent novel coronavirus. Education on nonpharmaceutical interventions, including everyday preventive actions, avoiding close contact and surface cleaning measures as outlined below, is recommended.


What preventative measures should be taken to help reduce the spread of respiratory viruses, like COVID-19?

As with other respiratory illnesses, there are steps that everyone can take daily to reduce the risk of getting sick or infecting others with circulating viruses.

  • Wash your hands frequently.
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Help young children do the same.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Seek medical care early if you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing and stay home if you feel unwell.
  • Maintain social distancing (At least 3 feet between you and anyone coughing or sneezing).
  • Limit close contact, like kissing and sharing cups or utensils, with people who are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you do not have a tissue, use your sleeve (not your hands).
  • Be aware that facemasks are not needed and not advised for the general public at this time by the CDC.


What is social distancing?

Social distancing means remaining out of public places where close contact with others may occur [e.g., dormitories, schools and other classroom settings, cafeterias, shopping centers, movie theaters, stadiums, workplaces (unless the person works in an office space that allows complete distancing from others), and local public conveyances (e.g., bus, subway, taxi, ride share)] for the duration of the potential incubation period.


How can I get more information?

Each state, as well as the federal government, has information available with regards to COVID-19 (including websites, phone numbers, etc.).  Below is information for the States of New Jersey, Florida, New York, and Indiana, and the Federal Government.

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New York






317-233-7125 (317-233-1325 after hours)



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, National):  http://www.cdc.gov/COVID19

World Health Organization (WHO, International):  https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

US Department of Education: https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus?src=feature



Our thanks to the Indiana State Department of Health for providing a number of resources contained within this page.