Educating More RNs on Nights and Weekends in New Jersey

Expanding a nursing education program

Middlesex County College and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey launched an evening/weekend program that increased enrollment in their joint nursing program by 50 percent.

Key Results:

  • The evening/weekend program increased the enrollment of nursing students at Middlesex County College from 40 to 60 every year from 2002 to 2004.
  • Forty-three students graduated from the program during the grant period and all but one passed state licensing exams to become registered nurses.