Academic programs comprising associate, bachelor's and master’s degree programs, and a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and non-credit certificate programs are based in Thomas Edison State College's five schools.
The Heavin School of Arts and Sciences provides an interdisciplinary approach to lifelong learning for adult learners interested in exploring values inherent in the liberal arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences, as well as rigorous degree programs in the human services. The curriculum for liberal arts programs delve into a specialized depth of knowledge through areas of study, combined with the breadth of general education.
The School of Applied Science and Technology provides students with innovative degree programs that facilitate learning, engagement and discovery. Programs in applied science and technology meet the educational and career needs of adult learners who work in environments that benefit from technical currency, practical knowledge and applied skills.
The School of Business and Management provides a broad curriculum that encompasses the academic and professional areas of current business, management and leadership specialties. Organizational leadership is a strong focus of our curriculum, which ensures college-level competence in business and the arts and sciences.
The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing provides students with innovative degree programs that meet the educational and career needs of students who want an alternative to traditional campus-based instruction. The flexible, self-paced programs serve the educational needs of RNs, society's healthcare needs, and the nursing profession's need for a clinically competent and technologically adept workforce prepared to assume leadership positions in nursing.
The John S. Watson School of Public Service and Continuing Studies currently offers diverse areas of study focusing on public service professions through a Master of Public Service Leadership program and the Master of Science in Management program. The School also offers a wide range of noncredit courses and professional certificates.