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Rutgers University School of Nursing

Rutgers University School of Nursing located in Newark, NJ offers Master's, Bachelor's and Doctorate level nursing programs.

Programs Offered: Accelerated BSN, BSN / Bachelor of Science in nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Philosophy, RN to MSN

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As one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive nursing schools, Rutgers School of Nursing is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, evidence-based health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. The school educates more than 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students at four campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ, as well as online. An extensive program of continuing education is available for nurses and other health care professionals. The school was ranked the 25th best graduate nursing program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2015. Six centers and institutes are the focal points for the school’s efforts in research, technical assistance, and capacity building to improve the health and well-being of diverse populations at state, national, and international levels. The school’s nurse-managed health programs include interprofessional community health centers, an ambulatory center for HIV care, a mobile health care program, and a statewide program providing health care case management for children in foster care. The School of Nursing is one of the eight schools of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), which collectively comprise New Jersey’s largest and most influential constellation of academic institutions devoted to nursing, medicine, dentistry, advanced health-related sciences, pharmacy, public health, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

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Nursing Programs Offered

  • Accelerated BSN
  • BSN / Bachelor of Science in nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • RN to MSN

Specializations Offered

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Acute Nurse Practitioner

Enrollment

Total Graduates 11805

Degrees Awarded

MSN; BS in Nursing; PhD; RN-to-BSN; Accelerated BSN; Post-Master's Certificates

Program Accreditations

Accredited by: Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education
Initial Accreditation Date: October 2011
Most Recent Accreditation: October 2011
Accreditation Valid Until: June 2017
Website: http://www.ccnecommunity.org/
Accredited by: Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education
Initial Accreditation Date: April 2001
Most Recent Accreditation: October 2010
Accreditation Valid Until: June 2021
Website: http://www.ccnecommunity.org/
Accredited by: Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education
Initial Accreditation Date: April 2001
Most Recent Accreditation: October 2010
Accreditation Valid Until: June 2021
Website: http://www.ccnecommunity.org/
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