Bachelor of Science
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About Nursing

Do you want to gain real-world experience caring for patients in hospitals, clinics, and community settings? Or what about being trained in labs with high-fidelity simulators programmed to mimic complex medical scenarios like trauma, cardiac arrest, and airway obstruction? Or maybe you just have the desire to make a difference in a career that is about care giving and compassion.

As a School of Nursing student, you’ll gain confidence working in real-life scenarios. A degree in nursing will prepare you to provide preventive, acute and chronic health care services to patients in a variety of clinical settings such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Community Health Centers
  • Schools
Student leadership and community engagement play an integral part in the student experience at the Rutgers School of Nursing. From initiating projects that collect donations to help feed the hungry to coordinating fundraisers to promote breast cancer and HIV/AIDS awareness, our students not only have a voice but they have a true influence in their local communities and the

Admissions Process

The traditional bachelor's degree program is offered in Newark, New Brunswick, and the Blackwood campus of Camden Community College.

Newark and New Brunswick nursing students can be admitted directly as first-year students to the School of Nursing or, if already enrolled in another Rutgers school, can apply to internally transfer through the school-to-school transfer process.

Blackwood students must have earned either an associates of science degree or sixty undergraduate prerequisite credits at Camden County College before they may transfer to the New Brunswick or Newark nursing program.

An RN to BS in Nursing and a second degree program are also available.