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Enrolling in Monmouth University’s graduate degree and certificate programs will help you enhance your professional skills and discover new career opportunities as you learn from and collaborate with faculty who are active scholars and experienced professionals in their fields.


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School of Education

• Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

• Education (MSEd): Literacy

• Education (MSEd): Principal/School Administrator/Supervisor

• Education (MSEd): Principal/Supervisor

• Education (MSEd): School Counseling

• Education (MSEd): School Counseling, Student Affairs, and College Counseling

• Education (MSEd): Special Education: Tracks in Autism, Learning Disabilities Teacher–Consultant, Special Education Supervisor, and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

• Education (MSEd): Speech–Language Pathology

• Teaching (MAT), Initial Certification: Tracks in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, and Secondary


• Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

• Autism 

• Bilingual/Bicultural

• Chinese, Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS)

• Director of School Counseling Services (post-master’s)

• Early Childhood

• English as a Second Language (ESL)
– Accelerated ESL

• Learning Disabilities Teacher–Consultant (post-master’s)

• Student Assistance Coordinator

• Supervisor (post-master’s)

• Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD)
– Accelerated TSD

• Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
– Accelerated TESOL

Wayne D. McMurray School of
Humanities and Social Sciences

• Addiction Studies (MA)

• Anthropology (MA)

• Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)

• Communication (MA): Concentrations in Interactive Digital Media and Strategic Public Relations and Social Media

• Criminal Justice (MA): Two tracks in Homeland Security and Leadership

• English (MA): Concentrations in Creative Writing, Literature, and Rhetoric and Writing

• History (MA): Optional tracks in European Specialization, US Specialization, and World History Specialization


• Human Resources Management and Communication

• Professional Counseling

• Public Service Communication Specialist

Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies

• Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

• Nursing (MSN): Adult–Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

• Nursing (MSN): Family Nurse Practitioner

• Nursing (MSN): Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

• Nursing (MSN): Forensic Nursing

• Nursing (MSN): School Nursing

• Physician Assistant (MS)


• Adult–Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (post-master’s)

• Family Nurse Practitioner (post-master’s)

• Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

• Forensic Nursing (online)

• School Nursing

• School Nursing: Non-instructional

School of Science

• Computer Science (MS): Tracks in Computer Networks, Databases and Intelligent Information Systems, and Security of Information Systems and Networks

• Information Systems (MS): Tracks in Management or Technology

• Software Engineering (MS): Optional Advanced Thesis or Non-thesis tracks

Leon Hess Business School

• Accounting

• Business Administration (MBA): Optional concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Real Estate

School of Social Work

• Social Work (MSW): Concentrations in Clinical Practice with Families and Children or International and Community Development


• Play and Expressive Therapies

You already know a graduate degree or professional certificate is needed to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace. You’re ready to take the next step and advance your education. Here’s why Monmouth University is the right place for you.

As the region’s premier private coastal university, Monmouth University provides a comprehensive array of graduate and certificate programs that integrate the most advanced thinking and training in a range of disciplines. At Monmouth, you’ll receive a highly personalized education as you build the knowledge and confidence you need to advance your career and enhance your intellectual development. And you’ll learn from accessible faculty members who are active scholars and experienced professionals in their fields. 

Monmouth boasts a community of approximately 1,700 graduate students enrolled in more than 20 different degree programs. Many of our programs offer specialized tracks or areas of emphasis, and each is designed to help you develop the highest degrees of competence, professionalism, and leadership qualities. 

The University’s schools and programs have been accredited by leading accrediting organizations, and many of our graduate programs are nationally recognized. The Master of Social Work program, for example, is one of the top Social Work programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been acclaimed by both The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Business School.” The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is ranked 19th in the nation by

Monmouth is dedicated to tapping the expertise of the nation’s foremost scholars and engaging successful professionals and practitioners to build on our foundation of preparing graduate students for challenging and enriching career paths. Our faculty excel at interactive teaching, and your professors will make you an active participant in the learning process, helping foster real-world connections. 

Surround yourself with great minds. Engage in discussions that matter. Transform the world. Take the next step and advance your education by enrolling in a graduate degree or certificate program at Monmouth University today. 

Visit for information on Monmouth University’s graduate programs and for information on certificate programs.

A valuable investment
A Monmouth University education is an investment that pays a lifetime of dividends. The median weekly salary for those with advanced degrees is 30% more than for individuals with only a bachelor’s degree, according to the Council of Graduate Schools. The council also says that people with advanced degrees can expect overall lifetime earnings that are an estimated 19% higher.

To help you realize your goals, graduate scholarships based on cumulative undergraduate GPA are available to matriculated students in most master’s degree programs and are renewable each semester. Awards of up to $5,700 per semester are available depending on GPA and the number of credits taken. Qualified students may also be eligible for graduate assistantships in which on-campus work is performed in exchange for tuition. These positions are limited in number, and there is a competitive application process. Also available are scholarships specifically for math and science educators that are automatically awarded. Other federal, University, private, and program-specific funds are available depending on eligibility. For more information on graduate programs, visit 

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38 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Applied Behavior Analysis                
Computer Science                
Computer Security                
Corporate Communication                
Counseling & Therapy                
Creative Writing                
Criminal Justice                
Educational Leadership                
Evening MBA Programs                
Forensic Nursing              
General MBA                
Human Resource Management                
Information Systems              
MBA - Accounting                
MBA - Finance                
MBA - Marketing                
MBA - Real Estate/Insurance                
New Media Studies                
Nurse Administration                
Nurse Education              
Physician Assistant                
Public Policy                
Reading & Literacy                
School Nursing                
Special Education                
Speech Pathology                
Student Affairs/Development                
Substance Abuse Counseling                
TESOL Education                
Teacher Certification                


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