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Thomas Edison State University and Ocean County College Partnership

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Welcome to one of the most affordable and flexible pathways to earning a bachelor’s degree in New Jersey.
  • Apply up to 90 credits earned at OCC to your bachelor’s degree
  • Do it for less than $20,000!
  • Earn your associate and bachelor’s degrees in 4 years or less

 

Six tracks, two degrees, and a world of possibilities

Start your educational journey at Ocean County College and complete your Bachelor’s Degree at Thomas Edison University in 4 years or less. With multiple locations in Ocean County and a wide selection of online courses, your path to an Associate’s Degree is more convenient and flexible than ever. You can transfer up to 90 credits earned at OCC to complete your Bachelor’s Degree through Thomas Edison University’s fully accredited online degree programs.

And you can do it all for under $20,000!

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Ready to start your journey? Fill out the form to request more information! There is no fee to apply.

Academic Programs

The Business/General Management program prepares students for a wide variety of business careers as well as professional advancement for those already in the field and graduate-level education. The curriculum exposes students to a number of business areas rather than focusing in depth on just one.

The program blends a solid foundation in business administration with traditional liberal arts disciplines to prepare students with the knowledge and skill sets are valued in the workplace.

You can earn:

  • Associates degree (AS) from Ocean County College
  • Bachelor’s degree (BSBA) from Thomas Edison State University

The Computer Science program prepares students for careers in computer science as well as professional advancement for those already in the field and graduate-level education. The curriculum blends a solid foundation in computer science with traditional liberal arts disciplines and provides the necessary foundation for effective problem solving, which is central to good programming.
You can earn:

  • Associates degree (AS) from Ocean County College
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from Thomas Edison State University

The Criminal Justice program prepares students for careers in criminal justice and law enforcement as well as professional advancement for those already in the field and graduate-level education. The curriculum blends traditional liberal arts disciplines with a solid foundation in criminal justice, including the interdisciplinary study of crime and the criminal justice system. Students will develop critical analytical skills and research techniques and methods used in the field.
You can earn:

  • Associates degree (AS) from Ocean County College
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from Thomas Edison State University

The Information Technology program prepares students for professional advancement and graduate-level education. The program blends a solid foundation in information technology with traditional liberal arts disciplines to prepare students with the knowledge and skill sets are valued in the workplace.
You can earn:

  • Associates degree (AS) from Ocean County College
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) from Thomas Edison State University

The Liberal Studies program prepares students for career change, professional advancement and graduate-level education. The curriculum focuses on traditional liberal arts disciplines as well as course work in two or more disciplines within Liberal Arts subject areas to create a multidisciplinary degree.
You can earn:

  • Associates degree (AS) from Ocean County College
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from Thomas Edison State University

The Psychology program prepares students for career change, professional advancement and graduate-level education. The curriculum has a strong focus on psychological principles and research methods, and explores the psychological approaches to various problems in the humanities, social sciences and the life sciences. Students develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in psychology.
You can earn:

  • Associates degree (AS) from Ocean County College
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from Thomas Edison State University

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The tuition model for the program makes it possible for Ocean County residents to complete the program in four years for $19,991 in tuition (excluding books and student fees).

Yes, you can use financial aid to help pay for your education through this program. Please contact an admissions counselor to learn how to properly apply for financial aid under this program, as there will be important process changes after you earn your associate degree from OCC.

You can take a combination of both online and face-to-face courses at Ocean County College as part of the partnership. Thomas Edison State University offers all courses online.

For questions about applying and earning your associate degree at Ocean County College:
Contact the Ocean County College’s Hub
hub@ocean.edu
(732)255-0400 ext. 482

Ready to start your journey? Fill out the form to request more information! There is no fee to apply.

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