Evening Programs

GCU's Evening Programs (formerly known as University College) are designed for nontraditional students of all ages, whether you're a high school student taking college courses to get ahead, a Communiversity student taking classes in the evening, a graduate or postbaccalaureate certification student, or a student earning an undergraduate degree on our Lakewood campus during the evening to accommodate your work schedule. Whatever your academic goal is, Georgian Court's Evening Programs are here to help you reach it. 

University College

For more information about Step Ahead for high school students, click here.

For more information about earning select bachelor's and master's degrees at New Jersey Coastal Communiversity, located on the Wall campus of Brookdale Community College, click here.

For more information about our psychology degree completion program at Middlesex Community College, click here.

Evening Programs Undergraduate Degrees

So you have been working for a while and supporting yourself and maybe even a family. Or maybe you left college once and don't know where to begin to complete your degree. You can't give up your income, but know that a bachelor's degree is the real key to career opportunity and advancement. GCU's Evening Programs can help you achieve your dream.

GCU offers the following majors in the evening:

School of Arts and Sciences

  • Applied Arts and Sciences (degree-completion only)
  • Art
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

School of Business

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration

School of Education

  • Inclusive Early Childhood Education P-3*
  • Elementary Education K-5 (with ESL option)*
  • Elementary Education K-5, with Specific Subject K-8 (with ESL option)*
  • Specific Subject K-12 (with ESL option)**

*with a major in art, English, history, humanities or psychology
**with a major in art, English, or history

Evening Program Graduate Degrees

Working hard, but wanting to get ahead? GCU makes it possible for busy working adults to earn a graduate degree or certificate in the evening while continuing to work. Online and hybrid classes add to the flexible nature of our evening programs.

 GCU offers the following master's degree programs in the evening:

  • M.S. in Homeland Security
  • Master of Business Administration (traditional, not accelerated)
  • M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • M.A. in School Psychology
  • M.A. in Holistic Health Studies
  • M.A. in Theology

In addition, GCU also offers the following education certification and master's degree programs in education in the evening:

Postbaccalaureate Certification Programs

Autism Spectrum Disorders
Early Childhood P-3
English as a Second Language
Inclusive Early Childhood P-3
Teacher of Students with
M.A. in Education Programs

Administration and Leadership
Autism Spectrum Disorders
English as a Second Language
Inclusive Early Childhood P-3
Learning Disabilities
Reading Specialist
Special Education
Post-Master's Certification Programs

Director of School Counseling
Reading Specialist
School Administrator
School Business Administrator
School Supervisor

For more information about GCU's graduate and postbaccalaureate programs, click here.

Why Students Choose Evening Programs at Georgian Court University

  1. Transfer-Friendly. GCU accepts up to 75 credits from accredited two-year colleges and up to 90 credits from all accredited sources. Up to 30 transfer credits can be earned through testing, such as CLEP and DANTES exams.
  2. Credits for Prior Learning. Students can earn up to 30 credits for prior learning through Georgian Court-graded challenge exams and portfolios-use what you've learned in the real world and on the job to get your degree faster!
  3. Flexible and Convenient. Classroom courses are offered in the evening after the traditional workday, and online and hybrid courses are also available.
  4. Dedication to Student Success. With more than a century of undergraduate education to its name and a commitment to evening education since 1979, GCU is dedicated to seeing its students succeed. Our small student-faculty ratio ensures that you will never be just a number.
  5. Summer and Winter Sessions. Speed up your degree progress by taking courses during our summer and winter sessions.
  6. Commuter Friendly. GCU offers plenty of parking, and our Court Café is open until 11:00 p.m. on weeknights. Need a quiet place to study or finish an assignment between work and class? GCU's library is open late and on weekends during regular semesters.

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