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Mental Health Nursing Schools in New Jersey

8 students earned Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Mental Health Nursing is the 14th most popular major in the state out of a total 17 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in New Jersey

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 37.5%
  • Black or African American: 25.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 37.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in New Jersey

There are 87,430 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in psychiatric/mental health nursing jobs.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in New Jersey

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing grads earn an average of $89,950 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in New Jersey that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,206 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,200 after earning their degree at this institution.


Monmouth University

West Long Branch
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
5,953 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in NJ

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 31% $118,040
Nursing Instructors and Professors 21% $92,380
Registered Nurses 12% $81,820

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Registered Nursing 4,815
Nursing Science 504
Nursing Research & Other 138
Clinical Nurse Leader 68
Family Practice Nursing 37
Nursing Practice 32
Adult Health Nursing 20
School Nursing 14

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