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The New Brunswick Campus is the largest and most diversified of the university's three campuses, with 13 academic units, over 1,900 faculty, and more than 36,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs.

School of Arts and Sciences

Douglas Greenberg, Ph.D., Executive Dean

The School of Arts and Sciences, created in 2006, combines the former Douglass, Livingston, Rutgers, and University Colleges. The school offers students a wide choice of majors in the humanities, social sciences, biological/life sciences, and physical and mathematical sciences, as well as access to a limited number of majors offered by the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and the Mason Gross School of the Arts.

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Robert M. Goodman, Ph.D., Executive Dean

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences offers undergraduate programs in various applied disciplines with an emphasis on environmental, agricultural, food, and marine sciences. Formerly the College of Agriculture, later the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and most recently Cook College, the school adopted its present name in 2006. Graduate programs are offered through the Graduate School-New Brunswick.

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Christopher J. Molloy, Ph.D., R.Ph., Dean

First organized in 1892 and incorporated into the state university in 1927, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy offers a six-year professional program leading to the doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree and a graduate program offering a post-B.S. Pharm.D. degree (both traditional two-year and nontraditional). Other graduate programs leading to advanced degrees through the Graduate School-New Brunswick are available. In addition, the school sponsors a continuing education program for the benefit of practicing pharmacists throughout the state.

Mason Gross School of the Arts


George B. Stauffer, Ph.D., Dean

This branch of Rutgers opened in July 1976. The school grants both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Formed to provide an education in the arts of the highest professional caliber, the school offers a master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree in visual arts and theater arts; doctor of musical arts (D.M.A.), artist diploma (A.Dpl.) in music, master of music (M.M.), and bachelor of music (B.Mus.); and bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degrees in visual arts, dance, and theater arts.

Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Michael R. Cooper, 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 is a four-year undergraduate school that offers the bachelor of science degree in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing; a program in supply chain management and marketing sciences has been proposed for 2009. Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick is changing from a two-year program and phasing in a four-year undergraduate business program leading to a bachelor of science degree in accounting, finance, management, and marketing. Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick offers the master of business administration; 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; master of information technology; master of quantitative finance; and a variety of dual degrees. The Ph.D. degree in management is offered by the Graduate School-Newark in cooperation with the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

School of Communication, Information and Library Studies

Jorge R. Schement, Ph.D., Dean

This school was formed in 1982 by a merger of two schools to provide academic programs that focus on various facets of communication and information science. The school offers undergraduate programs of study in communication, information technology and informatics, and journalism and mass media. Students are admitted to the school in their junior year from the undergraduate schools in New Brunswick. Bachelor of arts degrees are awarded jointly by the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies and the undergraduate school. At the graduate level, programs are offered that lead to the degree of master of library and information science, the master of communication and information studies, and, with the Graduate School-New Brunswick, the doctor of philosophy degree. Professional development courses and certificate programs for in-service librarians also are provided.

School of Engineering

Yogesh Jaluria, Ph.D., Interim Dean

Instruction in engineering began at Rutgers in 1864 when the state of New Jersey designated the Rutgers Scientific School as the State College for the Benefit of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. The College of Engineering became a separate unit in 1914 and was renamed the School of Engineering in 1999. The school is dedicated to the sound technical and general education of the student. It offers a bachelor of science degree in nine disciplines, including bioenvironmental engineering with the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and a curriculum in applied sciences. Its graduate programs are conducted through the Graduate School-New Brunswick.

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy


James W. Hughes, Ph.D., Dean

Founded in 1992, the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy provides focus for Rutgers' programs of instruction, research, and service in planning and public policy. The school offers undergraduate programs in planning and public policy and in public health. On the graduate level, the school confers master of city and regional planning, master of city and regional studies, master of public affairs and politics, master of public policy, master of public health, and doctor of public health degrees; the latter two degrees are offered jointly with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Public Health. A dual-degree program in public health and applied psychology leading to the master of public health and doctor of psychology degrees is offered with the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. A program also is offered that leads to the doctor of philosophy degree in planning and public policy; this degree is conferred by the Graduate School-New Brunswick. In addition, the school offers dual-degree programs with Rutgers' two law schools, with the Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick, and with the Graduate School-New Brunswick.

School of Management and Labor Relations

David L. Finegold, Ph.D., Dean

The School of Management and Labor Relations, formed in 1994, provides undergraduate instruction in labor studies and employment relations leading to a bachelor of arts degree conferred jointly by the school and the School of Arts and Sciences. At the graduate level, programs are offered that lead to the degrees of master in human resource management, master in labor and employment relations, and, through the Graduate School-New Brunswick, a doctor of philosophy degree in industrial relations and human resources.

Graduate School-New Brunswick

Jerry Kukor, Ph.D., Interim Dean

Graduate programs in the arts and sciences have been offered since 1876. The Graduate School-New Brunswick awards advanced degrees in more than 60 disciplines and is responsible for all doctor of philosophy degrees at Rutgers-New Brunswick. The faculty is drawn from virtually all academic divisions of the university.

Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Stanley B. Messer, Ph.D., Dean


The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) was established in 1974 to train direct-service psychologists who have a special commitment to community involvement. It offers the doctor of psychology (Psy.D.) degree in professional psychology with specializations in the areas of clinical psychology and school psychology. GSAPP also awards the master of psychology (Psy.M.) degree en passant to the doctorate; the Psy.M. is not offered as a terminal degree.

Graduate School of Education


Richard De Lisi, Ph.D., Dean

Courses in education were first offered by the former Rutgers College in the late 19th century. A separate school offering its own curricula was organized in 1924. The Graduate School of Education offers programs leading to the degrees of master of education and doctor of education.

School of Social Work

Richard L. Edwards, Ph.D., Dean

Established in 1954 to prepare students for professional social work practice, the School of Social Work offers a two-year graduate curriculum leading to the master of social work degree. The school's faculty also teaches an undergraduate social work program. Through the Graduate School-New Brunswick, it offers a program leading to the doctor of philosophy degree.

Summer Session-New Brunswick


Elizabeth H. Hough, M.A., 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. In addition, select noncredit programs for targeted audiences are conducted.
 
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