The Department of Nursing offers a postbaccalaureate school nurse certificate program for registered nurses licensed in the state of New Jersey. The program is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to prepare confident, knowledgeable, competent, and independent school nurses, who are leaders in their field of specialty practice. Students will be challenged to participate in intellectually rigorous activities as well as extensive experiential learning, which will prepare them for the challenges of school nursing. As part of this program, students will develop their potential to engage in research and scholarly endeavors. To be admitted to this program, a student must be accepted by the Camden College of Arts and Sciences, hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.75, hold current licensure as a registered professional nurse in New Jersey, and have completed 45 credits in general education requirements.
Acceptance into the program is dependent upon the student's overall academic record and on the number of openings available at the time of application.
Admission to the nursing program requires a current New Jersey registered nurse license and acceptance by Rutgers University, Camden College of Arts and Sciences. Visit the Office of Admissions or their website http://admissions.rutgers.edu for more information.
For further information, please visit the Department of Nursing website at http://nursing.camden.rutgers.edu.