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Academics at Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden's supportive learning community offers fully accredited undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. As members of Rutgers University, our nursing students enjoy all the benefits of a world-class research institution plus the personalized experience of a small campus.

Students build knowledge and acquire hands-on skills through a rigorous liberal arts education that combines challenging clinical experiences, participation in research opportunities, and service learning projects. The Rutgers University–Camden Learning Abroad Program allows nursing students to expand their understanding of cultural competence, global health, and team care.

Our diverse mix of scholars become critical thinkers and doers committed to promoting social justice, civic engagement, and health equity across a wide range of careers.

Limitless Opportunities

Nursing is a deeply rewarding vocation and a career in nursing offers limitless opportunities – in the U.S. the nursing profession continues to grow much faster than average and Americans have ranked nursing as the most ethical and honest profession for the past 14 years. Nurses work with people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and lifestyles to help them achieve the highest level of health and to promote wellbeing across the communities they serve. Nurses can practice independently, although they also collaborate with all members of the health care team to provide the care needed by each patient as an individual. Nurses are hands-on health professionals who provide focused and highly personalized care. The field has a wide range of career opportunities, ranging from entry-level practitioner to doctoral-level researcher.

Academic Programs


Graduate and Professional


Why is accreditation so important?

Accreditation means that a program or institution has gone through a rigorous review and evaluation process by experts in the field. Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden has earned accreditation that assures the quality of our teaching, student achievement, curricula, academic support, and other criteria meet certain standards of excellence and quality.