Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

Welcome to Petrocelli College


The curriculum of the Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies intends to specifically address the needs of students outside the mainstream of traditional undergraduate and graduate populations served by the University's other colleges. The College's many initiatives also represent an entrepreneurial approach to meeting the needs of students. (more)

About the College


The non-standard term for online classes begins October 9, 2017.

Registration is open until October 11, 2017. Call 201-692-7171/73/77 for more information.

News and Events

Excerpts from Inside FDU on the Web  April/May 2017

74th Commencement to Be Held on May 16 at 10am at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Students can now earn a master of science in hospitality management studies at the University’s Wroxton College in Oxfordshire, England, beginning in the fall of 2017.
Petrocelli College Faculty among those honored at the Giovato Library’s annual celebration.

College Happenings

Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery, which is offered at both the Metropolitan and Florham campuses, runs from Monday, June 26, through Friday, August 4, 2017, in three two-week sessions. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Special discounts for full-time faculty and staff are available as well. For more information call 201-692-6500 or visit its website at

FDU Motorcycle Safety Education

FDU Motorcycle Safety Education is entering its 20th year of training novice and experienced motorcyclists with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) national curriculum. Its curriculum has evolved from a Riding Street Strategies program into the RiderCourse suite, which is a student-centered, rider perception facilitation program that encourages lifelong learning. More than a hundred MSF-certified RiderCoaches, who are approved by the chief administrator of New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, facilitate responsible rider perception in the classroom and in riding motorcycles on a closed course.

Hospitality and tourism students travel abroad

Students in the International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (ISHTM) traveled to Italy and Switzerland from March 10 to 18 as part of their Global Issues in Hospitality Management class.

From “Faculty, Staff - Update, In Memoriam, Welcome”

Lloyd Ultan, history, Petrocelli College (Metro), appeared in “Transforming the South Bronx,” a video commissioned by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo about Hunts Point Produce Market and the Sheridan Expressway in the Bronx. He also was invited by Cuomo to speak during the video premiere, which was attended by nearly 250 people. To watch the video go to Hunts Point.
Lisa Braverman, dean, Petrocelli College (Metro/Flor), delivered a TED Talk on change management at the University Professional Continuing Education Association’s annual conference in Chicago, Ill., on March 23. She was also invited to serve on the editorial board of the association’s publication, Unbound.
On April 4, Eamon Doherty, administrative science and director, Cyber Crime Training Laboratory (Metro), represented FDU at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Transportation Security Administration Research Laboratory Facility in Atlantic City, N.J.
A third printing of Production and Operations Management, a book by Ajay Garg, administrative science (Van), was published by McGraw Hill Education, New Delhi, India, in March.
William “Pat” Schuber, administrative science (Metro), co-authored the book Top Ten at Gettysburg with FDU alumnus Jay Jorgensen, BA’78 (Metro), Superior Court judge, recipient of The PINNACLE Award in 2012 and 2009 Division I Hall of Fame inductee for basketball.