William Paterson online programs

Online programs at William Paterson University focus on experiential learning and prepare you for advanced careers and a lifetime of learning.

Your Path to Professional Fulfillment Starts Here

William Paterson University is an institution of first choice for students committed to transforming their lives and making a difference. Our affordable and flexible online programs empower you with the tools and knowledge to meet your personal and professional goals. Our coursework is delivered in a convenient online format, enabling you to balance career and family obligations.

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Ranked #26 among the “Top Public Schools, Regional Universities North” by U.S. News & World Report (2021)
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Honored as a Military Friendly® School by MilitaryFriendly.com and included in their MFS Guide each year since 2011

Third most Diverse

William Paterson is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey, and a significant percentage of students are the first in their families to attend university. WP was recently designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution with over 30 percent of students claiming Hispanic heritage in fall 2018.

MBA – General

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MBA – Accounting

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MBA – Entrepreneurship

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MBA – Finance

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MBA – Human Resource Management

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MBA – Marketing

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MS in Finance and Financial Services – Finance Track

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MS in Finance and Financial Services – Financial Planning Track

Total Tuition: $14,250

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30*

MA in Higher Education Administration Leadership

Total Tuition: As low as $15,000

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

MEd in Ed Leadership

Total Tuition: As low as $15,000

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

MEd in Ed Leadership (With NJ Certifications)

Total Tuition: As low as $20,060

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 34

MEd in Special Education – ASD and Developmental Disabilities

Total Tuition: As low as $15,000

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 30

MEd in Teaching of Writing for Grades P-12

Total Tuition: As low as $16,500

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 33

RN to BSN

Total Tuition: As low as $8,250

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 30

RN to MSN – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Total Tuition: As low as $26,205

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Program Duration: as few as 24 months

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Credit Hours: 57

RN to MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner

Total Tuition: As low as $33,450

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Program Duration: as few as 28 months

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Credit Hours: 65

RN to MSN – Nursing Administration

Total Tuition: As low as $23,090

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Program Duration: as few as 20 months

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Credit Hours: 58

RN to MSN – Nursing Education

Total Tuition: As low as $23,315

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Program Duration: as few as 18 months

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Credit Hours: 53

MSN – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Total Tuition: As low as $25,935

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Program Duration: as few as 16 months

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Credit Hours: 39

MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner

Total Tuition: As low as $33,840

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Program Duration: as few as 20 months

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Credit Hours: 47

MSN – Nursing Administration

Total Tuition: As low as $16,430

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Program Duration: as few as 10 months

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Credit Hours: 31

MSN – Nursing Education

Total Tuition: As low as $22,925

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Program Duration: as few as 12 months

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Credit Hours: 35

Join WP’s legacy of successful alumni

You can find nearly 80,000 William Paterson alumni throughout New Jersey, the nation, and the world, using their degrees and experiences as a springboard to professional accomplishment and personal growth. They are leaders in the arts, business, healthcare, sports, entertainment, the media, and education. They are public servants, artists, musicians, teachers, scientists, television personalities, authors, politicians, crime fighters, and entrepreneurs. Their achievements reflect our commitment to preparing you for success in your career, community, and life.

In addition to our online programs, William Paterson University offers other programs to meet the needs of the lifelong learner. For more information about our additional programs, visit the Academic Programs index page at William Paterson.

*Students without pre-requisite foundation courses may require additional credits.

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