Georgian Court University

Lakewood, NJ

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Grow your education and career

At Georgian Court, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to take your career to a new level.

Graduate and continuing education
You want to further your career opportunities and expand your mind. GCU is truly a beautiful place to do it. Here, you’re ensured small class sizes and personal attention from your professors. You’ll exchange ideas and insights with an academic foundation rooted in strong values. At Georgian Court, you can step out of your busy life to learn, whether it’s on campus, online, or a mix of the two.

Georgian Court offers more than graduate programs, including numerous certificate programs and certifications for educators. Explore your options and dare to expand your potential.

Where heart meets intellect
GCU encourages graduate students to grow both personally and professionally, whether you’re pursuing one of 10 master’s degrees or a specialized graduate certificate. Whichever program you choose, you’ll join a community of scholarship that benefits from our life-affirming education founded on the Mercy Catholic tradition. Take your education—and your career—to the next level with challenging coursework and attentive, experienced faculty. As you develop and enhance your professional skills and personal values, you’ll be ready to contribute positive change in our world.

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82 Graduate Program Options Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Applied Behavior Analysis              
Bilingual Education            
Clinical & Mental Health Counseling                
Criminal Justice              
Early Childhood Education            
Educational Administration              
Educational Leadership              
Educational Technology              
Elementary Education            
Health Sciences              
Higher Education                
Higher Education Leadership & Practice                
Nursing (Entry-Level)                
Post-Secondary Education                
Reading & Literacy            
Reading Education Teacher Endorsement              
Reading Specialist              
Religious Education                
Religious Studies          
School Counseling                
School Psychology              
Secondary Education                
Social Work - MSW              
Special Education            
Substance Abuse Counseling                
TESOL Education            
Teacher Certification                
Teaching Art                
Teaching Business                
Teaching English                
Teaching Foreign Language                
Teaching History                
Teaching Math                
Teaching Music                
Teaching Other Subjects                
Teaching Science                
Weekend MBA Programs                

Located in Lakewood, NJ

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Why Georgian Court?

Total Graduate Students

Graduate Degree Programs

Secured Employment within 6 Months after Graduation

Worked Related to Program of Study

Strong outcomes
Our graduates earn $10,000 more than expected 10 years after graduation.

48% of GCU students are classified as “socioeconomically diverse.”

Values-based education
Learn and live our Mercy values of respect, justice, compassion, service, and integrity.

Campus and Location
Our campus—a place of spectacular beauty—is located near the Jersey Shore just an hour from NYC and Philly.

Student Body

455 students

142 full-time

313 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? no


Admissions Office
P: 732-987-2770

Admissions Officer
Jerred Thompson
Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Admission Operations Data and Analysis

What students are saying about us...

  • “Everything from the application process to selecting course to applying for state certification was seamless. Thank you to the faculty and staff for developing such a dynamic and affordable program.

    • James Klass
      Supervisor Certification