Special Programs

Institutes, Centers and Interdisciplinary Programs

Highlights innovative collaboration and research activities between faculty and faculty and students. Links include the study abroad program, general education, the New Jersey Project, the pre-law program, and the science enrichment center.

Honors Program

Eight challenging, interdisciplinary program tracks - biopsychology, cognitive sciences, humanities, life science and environmental ethics, music, nursing, performing and literary arts, and social sciences - are available for qualified students.

International Programs / Study Abroad

As boundaries blur, our University's global perspective becomes more important. Join the growing number of international students on campus, or the many William Paterson participants who choose to study abroad these days.

Pre-Professional Programs

These University programs are designed to prepare students for advanced or graduate studies in specific professional fields. Dentistry, engineering, medicine, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, and veterinary medicine are located in the College of Science and Health. The Pre-Law prorgram is offered through the Political Science Department in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Apply skills learned in the classroom into "real world" settings as you gain valuable work experience for successful careers.