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  School of Law–Camden 2014–2016 Divisions of the University Degree-Granting Academic Divisions Rutgers University–Newark  

Rutgers University–Newark



Rutgers University–Newark offers programs at six undergraduate colleges and at six graduate schools. With an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, it offers strong academic programs, excellent facilities, and an outstanding faculty.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Newark

Jan Ellen Lewis, Ph.D., Dean

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Newark was established in 1985 to expand and strengthen the instructional program for undergraduate students at the Newark Campus. The combined faculties of the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark offer courses and academic programs in more than 40 subject areas.

Newark College of Arts and Sciences

Jan Ellen Lewis, Ph.D., Dean

Founded in 1930 as Dana College, this undergraduate liberal arts college became part of Rutgers when the University of Newark was integrated into the state university in 1946.

University College–Newark

Jan Ellen Lewis, Ph.D., Dean

University College–Newark is an evening and weekend college of liberal arts and professional studies serving part-time students since 1934. The college is served by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Newark and supported by coadjutant faculty who bring expertise in professional studies and the world of business and government. Students in University College–Newark can choose from majors in nearly 40 fields.

Graduate School–Newark

Kyle Farmbry, J.D., Ph.D., Acting Dean

The Graduate School–Newark was established as a separate instructional division of the university with degree-granting authority in 1975.

Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick

Glenn Shafer, Ph.D., Dean

Rutgers Business School offers undergraduate and graduate programs through the university's Newark and New Brunswick campuses. Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate–Newark offers the bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, marketing, and supply chain and marketing science. Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate–New Brunswick offers the bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in accounting, business analytics and information technology, finance, management, marketing, and supply chain and marketing science. Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs–Newark and New Brunswick offers the master of business administration (M.B.A.), an M.B.A. degree in professional accounting, a master of accountancy in taxation, a master of accountancy with options in governmental accounting or financial accounting, a master of information technology, a master of quantitative finance, a master of financial analysis, and a variety of dual degrees. The doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in management is available in 11 areas of concentration and is offered by the Graduate School–Newark in cooperation with the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

School of Criminal Justice

Shadd Maruna, Ph.D., Dean

The School of Criminal Justice, which opened in 1974, offers a graduate program that provides students with a sound foundation for work in teaching, research, or criminal justice management. The master of arts (M.A.) degree is offered through the school, and the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree is offered in conjunction with the Graduate School–Newark. The bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in criminal justice is offered by the school jointly with the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark.

School of Law–Newark

Ronald K. Chen, J.D., Acting Dean

The university's graduate programs in law originated in other institutions. The New Jersey Law School, founded in 1908, and the Mercer Beasley School of Law, founded in 1926, merged in 1936 to become the University of Newark Law School, which became part of Rutgers in 1946. The School of Law–Newark awards the juris doctor (J.D.) degree and several joint or coordinated degrees.

School of Nursing 

William L. Holzemer, Ph.D., Dean

The School of Nursing is part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. With classes in both Newark and New Brunswick, the School of Nursing offers baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees and certificates, including a bachelor of science (B.S.) in nursing, accelerated B.S.N.R.N. to B.S. program, a master of science (M.S.) in nursing leadershipdoctor of nursing practice (D.N.P.) and a Ph.D. program in nursing awarded by the Graduate School–Newark. 

School of Public Affairs and Administration

Marc Holzer, Ph.D., Dean

Created in 2006 from the Graduate Department of Public Administration, the School of Public Affairs and Administration offers the master of public administration (M.P.A.), the Executive M.P.A. (E.M.P.A.), and a bachelor of arts (B.A.) or bachelor of science (B.S.)/M.P.A. dual-degree program. In addition, the school offers noncredit online certificates and for-credit certificates that may be applied to the M.P.A. or E.M.P.A. in the areas of nonprofit management, advanced professional training in public administration, and urban education administration and leadership. A bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree in public and nonprofit administration is awarded jointly with the Newark College of Arts and Sciences. The doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in public administration is offered through the Graduate School–Newark.

Summer Session–Newark

Elizabeth C. Rowe, Director

The Summer Session, begun in 1913 and established as a division of the university in 1960, offers a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses during three sessions in the summer months.

 
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