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Eastern International College

Situated in Jersey City, NJ, Eastern International College is a reputable vocational school renowned for its comprehensive education in the allied health field. Operating as a for-profit institution, Eastern International offers eight highly sought-after degrees across various healthcare areas.

Specific programs include Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, diploma programs, and certificate programs, with prominent offerings like Nursing (AAS), Dental Hygiene (AAS), Cardiovascular Technology (AAS), and Medical Assisting (Diploma). They provide evening classes to accommodate working students and offer career services for job placement and development. They offer an online program for RN to BSN and Health Leadership. The institution is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), with other program-specific accreditation variations such as CODA, CAA HEP and ACEN.

Eastern International College holds approval from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, indicating its provision of high-quality education. Additionally, it holds a license from the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, ensuring compliance with all necessary regulations.

Furthermore, the school boasts programmatic accreditation from prestigious bodies such as the New Jersey Board of Nursing, the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Each accreditation underscores the institution’s commitment to delivering top-notch, industry-aligned education across various healthcare disciplines.

  • 684 Newark Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306
  • Healthcare and Nursing

Berkeley College

Berkeley College, located in Newark, New Jersey, is a private for-profit institution known for its career-focused education.  The Newark campus offers a range of degree and certificate programs in fields like business, healthcare, and criminal justice, catering to both associate’s and bachelor’s degree seekers.

The college prioritizes practical learning, often integrating internships and hands-on experiences into its curriculum to prepare students for their chosen professions. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Berkeley College ensures its programs meet rigorous educational standards.

Students can access various support services, including academic advising and career counseling. The campus is equipped with essential facilities such as classrooms, computer labs, and libraries to support students’ academic needs.

Berkeley College Newark’s urban location provides students with easy access to public transportation and nearby amenities.

  • 536 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102
  • Business, Communications and Media, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Graphics, Design, and Arts, Healthcare and Nursing, Sports Management

Empire Beauty Schools

Students can get hands-on instruction from friendly, expert faculty at the Union, NJ Empire Beauty School branch. At this location (20 minutes from Newark), students learn how to cut and color hair, as well as perform nail services while enrolled in the cosmetology program. With its student salon/clinic, aspiring cosmetologists can perform on real clients for real-world experience as they work toward graduation.

  • 1126 Morris Ave. (Union) Newark, NJ 07083
  • Cosmetology and Barbering

Lincoln Tech
Now with over 20 locations across the United States, Lincoln Tech opened its first New Jersey campus in 1946. Specializing in hands-on technical career training, degree programs include automotive, health sciences, culinary arts, cosmetology, and other skilled trades. Educators work hard to give learners the practical skills needed to succeed in new vocations.

  • 2299 Vauxhall Rd. (Union) Newark, NJ 07083
  • Automotive, Computer and Information Technology, Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management, Healthcare and Nursing, HVAC and Building Services, Machine Operation, Trucking and Transportation