Academics at Stockton University in Atlantic City

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Stockton's Atlantic City campus offers the chance to live and study in a coastal city with all of the academic and applied learning resources available in such a unique locale. We are offering over 100 courses for the Fall 2018 semester.  Current and prospective students are encouraged to view the preliminary schedule of AC courses. This information is made available so you can explore the academic opportunities in Atlantic City before students meet with their preceptors on March 27 and April 4, 2018.  

Social Work

Atlantic City offers the ideal setting for an innovative curriculum that prepares you, as a prospective social worker, for advanced-level practice with diverse individuals, families and communities. All Stockton students gain hands-on experience, using Atlantic City as a living-learning laboratory through clinical placements and service projects. Stockton has offered its M.S.W. in Atlantic City since 2008. Two options are currently available. The traditional two-year M.S.W. is open to students with baccalaureate degrees from an accredited college or university. Advanced Standing is available to those who have earned a baccalaureate degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. 

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Business Studies

Business is among the most popular undergraduate programs at Stockton University, and the School of Business is eager to expand their offerings into Stockton’s Atlantic City campus starting in Fall 2018.  You will find Business courses in Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Law. Where better to get your business education than in the heart of one of the Jersey shore's leading business centers? Study where you can see your education in action. Stockton University's School of Business has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an international body whose accreditation has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs.

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Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies

Atlantic City’s long and storied history as America’s Playground provides the perfect environment for the expansion of Stockton’s Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies (HTMS) program. Studying at Stockton's beachfront campus empowers HTMS students to experience and learn directly from the leaders of the city’s extensive array of hotels, dining and shopping experiences, and entertainment venues. The HTMS program, as one of Stockton’s business programs, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Some of the courses offered include:

  • Introduction to Hospitality Management and Tourism Studies
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Hotel Administration and Operations
  • Contemporary International Tourism
  • Marketing Principles
  • Human Resource Management
  • Event Planning and Catering Management
  • Introduction to Gaming Industry Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Studies Internship

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Organizational Leadership 

Ready to take the next step in your career? Then consider Stockton's doctoral program in Organizational Leadership. This flexible, innovative program is designed for full-time professionals or continuing students, with an engaging 'face to face' format. Current students come from: business, education, government, military, faith-based organization, health care networks and agencies, and non-profit organizations. The next learning cohort is now accepting applications for Fall 2018. We invite you to apply and learn how you can make a difference in your work and your community. For the first phase of the program, students meet during the fall and spring semesters, every other weekend, on Friday evenings and all day Saturday in Stockton's Atlantic City campus. The program also includes a week-long class in July for the first two summers. 

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Master of Arts in Education Program Alternate-Certificate of Eligibility

The Alternate Route (CE) program is a non-traditional teacher preparation program designed for those individuals who have complete undergraduate or graduate degrees with a 3.0 or higher GPA, but have not completed a formal teacher preparation program at an accredited college or university who wish to obtain the necessary training to become a NJ certified teacher. 

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Community Engagement and Service Learning Opportunities

Are you looking to make a difference?  Are you interested in building community relationships, becoming an engaged citizen, and the power of collaboration?  If so, Stockton is offering a number of courses that allow you to interact with Atlantic City while you learn more about engagement and leadership. Look for those classes, as well as designated service learning opportunities, in the Fall 2018 class listing.

AC Courses Announced!

Preliminary Schedule of Courses in Atlantic City - Fall 2008

Over 100 courses announced for Fall 2018 opening:

  • Anthropology
  • Business Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Community Leadership and Community Engagement
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • General Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies 
  • Instructional Technology
  • Languages
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

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  • Stockton University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • The School of Business is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Master of Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio