nursing program at Rutgers University-Camden is committed to
its threefold mission of education, research, and
in southern New Jersey and the Delaware Valley.
has been preparing nursing students for
professional practice for more than 35 years.
faculty at Rutgers-Camden are award-winning
scientists, and clinicians. They believe that
for professional nursing is best accomplished in
setting, where a spirit of inquiry, the
discovery, and creative and critical thinking
Within such settings, the future nurse can best
reach his or her individual potential and gain an
the multifaceted roles and functions of nursing
The School of Nursing-Camden (SNC) has a four-year baccalaureate program leading to a bachelor
of science degree in nursing. The dynamic nursing curriculum integrates
nursing knowledge and the acquisition of nursing practice skills with
courses from the natural and social sciences, liberal arts, and the
humanities. With this broad educational foundation, students can better
understand the various dimensions of the individuals, families, and
groups they will care for as nursing professionals and come to value the
lifelong learning expected of them.
School of Nursing-Camden also offers a doctor of nursing practice in two
tracks: adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner and family
nurse practitioner, as well as a post-master's option for nurse
practitioners holding a master of science in nursing
degree. The School of Nursing-Camden offers post-baccalaureate
certificates in wound ostomy continence and school nursing. Jointly with
the School of Business-Camden, the School of Nursing-Camden offers a
doctor of nursing practice/master of business administration
(D.N.P./M.B.A.) degree in executive nursing leadership.
The Rutgers resources, the school's simulated learning lab, and
clinical collaborations established with local and regional Delaware
Valley health care providers provide important supervised clinical
experiences. Clinical collaborations expose students to
interdisciplinary team experiences and provide faculty access to conduct
their research and apply findings toward evidence-based changes in
clinical practice. Nursing students have research opportunities
with faculty as well as opportunities to be civically engaged through
service learning experiences in New Jersey, the greater Delaware Valley,
and through study abroad.