School Nurse Certificate Applicants

The School Nurse Certification program at Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden prepares registered nurses to fill the important role of school nurse across schools in New Jersey.

Questions?

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden advisors are happy to help. Please call (856) 225-2318, or email gradsnc@camden.rutgers.edu.

You may also contact our School Nurse Certification Program Director, Sharon Conway. Please call (856) 225-2318, or email sharon.conway@rutgers.edu.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Application Opens Application Deadline Decision Deadline
October 1 May 1 February 1
Application Process

1. Schedule a meeting with our School Nurse Certification Program Director Sharon Conway; call (856) 225-2318, or email sharon.conway@rutgers.edu.
2. Submit a paper application that will be given to you at the meeting with the program director.
3. Submit this application for the summer program | Download PDF

Program Requirements
  • Current License as a Registered Professional Nurse in New Jersey.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited College or University with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Current CPR/ AED Certification.
  • General Education Courses (45 credits) in general background areas including at least four of the following:
    • Foreign language
    • fine and practical arts
    • social studies
    • mathematics
    • science
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • English
  • Foundation Courses (19 credits) in:
    • Sociology of Childhood and Adolescence [3]
    • Public Health Nursing (Nursing IV) [6]
    • Public Health Practicum (Nursing IV) [4]
    • Introduction to Psychology [3]
    • Human Relation/Intercultural Elective [3]

Once accepted, students must confirm:

  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Completed Health Record Packet
  • Membership in a County School Nurse Organization (Burlington, Camden or Gloucester)

Questions?

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden advisors are happy to help. Please call (856) 225-2318, or email gradsnc@camden.rutgers.edu.

You may also contact our School Nurse Certification Program Director, Sharon Conway. Please call (856) 225-2318, or email sharon.conway@rutgers.edu.