Academic Programs - Overview
Academic Offerings have changed for Fall 2014
Rutgers’ School of Nursing (formerly UMDNJ) and College of Nursing are merging. Effective fall 2014:
- All Nurse Practitioner tracks have transitioned from MSN to DNP programs.
- The curriculum for most courses will soon be updated.
- Post-master’s certificates are available in several specialties.
- An HIV Nursing track is available as a post-master’s certificate or graduate clinical program subspecialty.
- Accelerated, part-time, and generic bachelor’s degree programs, along with an online RN to BSN program, are available.
- Our various degree programs will be offered at locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.
Stratford-based academic programs (formerly UMDNJ) will now be offered through Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden.
We appreciate your patience as we finalize program details and update our website and print materials as the transition proceeds.
Accelerated BSN - This 15-month, intensive program is designed for students with a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing who are interested in obtaining a BSN on an accelerated basis.
BSN Degree Part-time Program - This 30-month program features evening and weekend classes. Applicants must already possess a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing.
- Graduate Degree specialties offering some of the most progressive advanced practice nursing in the United States
- Designed for RNs who hold a MSN degree and wish to pursue another specialty area
Post MSN to DNP
Doctor of Nursing Practice
The DNP program prepares clinical leaders and advanced practice clinicians to deliver expert, evidence-based nursing care across diverse settings and systems.
Post BSN to DNP
- This program is for bachelor's-prepared RNs seeking a doctoral degree. The curriculum focuses on nursing leadership and health promotion, child development and behavior, parenting, disease prevention, and the management of common illnesses in children.
- This program is for bachelor's-prepared RNs seeking a doctoral degree. The program will create nursing leaders who address emerging issues in psychiatric-mental health, such as family and community violence, prevention of psychiatric illness, and co-morbidity.
This interdisciplinary degree prepares students to create, implement, and evaluate policy and services for urban populations. The degree is offered jointly by New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Rutgers University.
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