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Second Degree

Second degree-seeking undergraduate students must have declared majors different from the major in which they have already earned a degree (for example, if you have earned a B.A. you can't apply for another B.A. degree).

Applying as a Second Degree Student

To apply online you will need to submit the following:

  • Seton Hall Application
  • $55 non-refundable application fee
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools you attended
    • Send to Office of Admissions, 400 South Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
  • Recommendations (optional)
    • 2 required for Second Degree Nursing programs beginning with Fall 2017 applicants
Application Deadlines

Second Degree Nursing Programs: 

Traditional Second Degree B.S.N. (Fall Semester only): April 1
*Note: The Traditional Second Degree B.S.N. Program is on hold. 

Accelerated Second Degree B.S.N. (Fall Semester only): April 1

All Other Second Degree Programs:

Fall Semester: August 1
Spring Semester: December 1

Second Degree Nursing

Seton Hall University offers a Traditional Second Degree Nursing Program which is designed for aspiring nurses who already hold a baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing major. The Traditional Second Degree B.S.N. Program allows students to graduate with a B.S.N. in four semesters or two academic years.
*Note: The Traditional Second Degree B.S.N. Program is on hold. 

Seton Hall University also offers an Accelerated Second Degree B.S.N. Program located on Georgian Court University's campus in Lakewood, NJ, which is designed for aspiring nurses who already hold a baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing major. The accelerated program allows students to graduate with a B.S.N. in just 14 months.

If you have specific questions about course equivalencies, contact:

For the Accelerated Second Degree B.S.N. Program (Lakewood, NJ): 
Megan Kushner 
Assistant Program Director
megan.kushner@shu.edu
Phone: (732) 987- 2289

For the Traditionally-Paced Second Degree B.S.N. Program (South Orange, NJ):
Jean Rubino, Ed.D., R.N., PMHCNS-BC
Second Degree B.S.N. Program Director
jean.rubino@shu.edu
Phone: (973) 761-9228

Financial Aid Questions?

Visit the Office of Financial Aid for policies specific to second-degree-seeking students.

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