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Georgian Court University, in partnership with Brookdale Community College, offers various degree-completion and master’s degree programs in Hazlet, New Jersey.
Georgian Court University is a partner with Brookdale Community College
We offer degree-completion bachelor’s degree programs, master’s degree programs, and a flexible 3+1 program that can save you on tuition and fees in Hazlet, New Jersey.

GCU at Hazlet (Brookdale Partnership), located at Brookdale’s Northern Monmouth Campus, offers bachelor’s degree-completion programs in business administration, English, health profession studies, interdisciplinary studies, psychology, RN to B.S.N.,  social work, as well as a teacher certification program. Also offered is a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students who complete an appropriate associate degree and follow the Brookdale Community College–Georgian Court University degree plan have a seamless transfer to a bachelor’s degree program.

Be sure to check the Undergraduate Course Catalog or Graduate Course Catalog to verify current program academic requirements.



Cost per credit

One of the region’s most affordable and discounted by 25% compared to GCU’s full-time programs


Credits accepted

We generously accept up to 90 credits for a faster degree completion experience


Avg. Student-To-Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes mean personalized attention from world-class faculty who want to help you succeed


Online To In-Person Learning

These programs blend online coursework with in-person classes at our convenient Hazlet location

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Have a question? Get in touch. You can also schedule a 15- to 30-minute virtual chat with one of our representatives; they can review your unofficial transcript(s) and determine how many credits count toward your GCU degree.


Additional Information

GCU offers a streamlined enrollment process. We require only:

  1. A completed application
  2. Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities (or high school for those with less than 24 credits)*

*Please note that students may apply ─ and be conditionally accepted ─ using their unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts can be provided prior to matriculation.

Tuition is just $581 per credit. Students enrolling at Hazlet are encouraged to complete a minimum 12 credits per term; therefore estimated annual tuition is $13,944. Full time or part time study may be an option, depending on program and course availability.

The tuition for GCU@Hazlet is deeply discounted, but you may still be be eligible for opportunities to defray the cost of college, including:

In-person coursework takes place at the Northern Monmouth Higher Education Center, 1 Crown Plaza, Hazlet, NJ, which is Exit 117 off the Garden State Parkway. Georgian Court University shares this convenient “satellite” location with Brookdale Community College.

The Center is a modern, 29,000-square-foot facility with smart classrooms, science labs, faculty offices, a computer lab, a student lounge, study spaces, and plenty of parking.

Advisors are based on academic programs.

  • B.A. in Psychology without Teacher Cert.:
  • B.A. in Psychology with Teacher Cert.:
  • B.A. in English without Teacher Cert.:
  • B.A. in English with Teacher Cert.:
    • Deborah Snyder, M.Ed., for Education (prior to being admitted to the School of Education) 732-987-2742
    • Maryann Smorra, Ed.D., for Education (after being admitted to the School of Education) 732-987-2715
    • Russell McDonald, Ph.D., for English 732-987-2397
  • B.S. in Business Administration:
  • B.A. in Health Profession Studies:
  • B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies without Teacher Cert.:
  • B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with Teacher Cert.:
    • Deborah Snyder, M.Ed., for Education (prior to being admitted to the School of Education) 732-987-2742
    • Maryann Smorra, Ed.D., for Education (after being admitted to the School of Educaton) 732-987-2715
    • Kathy Froriep, Ph.D., for Interdisciplinary Studies 732-987-2723
  • B.S. in Social Work:
  • B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN):

Program information sheets for each program list admission requirements for the Georgian Court University part of the bachelor’s degree program, explain the Brookdale-GCU dual admissions option, describe the GCU part of the bachelor’s degree including a sample semester by semester sequence of courses, and provide advising notes/reminders that will be helpful for both students and advisors.  Years 1+2 Sequences list the suggested semester by semester course sequences for students’ first two years (associate degree) at Brookdale as listed in Brookdale’s catalog.  Years 3+4 Sequences list the suggested semester by semester course sequences for years 3 and 4 (plus year 5 for teacher certification) for traditional (2+2) transfer and 3+1 (3+2 for teacher certification) program options for GCU-Hazlet and GCU-Lakewood. Degree plans are tables listing course requirements for the GCU bachelor’s degree in one column, and which Brookdale courses meet which requirements in another column. After enrolling at GCU, students will receive a registrar-issued personalized degree progress chart that lists their specific degree requirements based on their own transcripts from all institutions attended.

Reminder:  While continuing to offer our full suite of 2+2 options for over 30 GCU Lakewood majors, we have expanded possibility by adding even more flexible and even more affordable 3+1 Hazlet and 3+1 Lakewood options for a few programs.  Choose the Brookdale to GCU pathway now and your specific GCU option as late as the end of your third year.

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