RN to BS in Nursing

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Provided through the School of Nursing Rutgers - Camden

Undergraduate - R.N. to B.S. in Nursing

A nursing career offers limitless opportunities. Nurses work with people of all ages, cultural backgrounds and lifestyles to help them achieve the highest level of wellness possible. A degree in nursing prepares students to provide preventive, acute, and chronic health care services to people in a variety of settings.

The Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden offers an RN to BS in Nursing for registered nurses who are seeking the Bachelors of Science in Nursing (RN to BS in Nursing). The RN to BS advanced placement track is designed for students who already hold a registered nurse (RN) license. This program has been designed to build upon the existing foundation of nursing knowledge and clinical experience possessed by registered nurses.The BS in Nursing and RN to BS program is highly regarded by health-care providers throughout southern New Jersey and the Delaware Valley.

Courses in the RN to BS in Nursing program include online and live classroom sessions.

Students enrolled at Atlantic Cape Community College are eligible to participate in the 3+1 Nursing program.  Students may complete 90 credits worth of coursework and receive conditional acceptance to Rutgers at Atlantic Cape upon acceptance into Atlantic Cape's Associate in Applied Science Nursing program.  Upon successful completion of the AAS in Nursing and RN License, students transferring to the RN to BS degree in Mays Landing will complete 30 credits with Rutgers to earn the BS in Nursing.  Please complete the online conditional acceptance application here (link coming soon).  For more information about this unique partnership, speak with an advisor at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape.


Applicants must apply and be accepted to the School of Nursing Rutgers-Camden for admission to the RN to BS in Nursing program. Prospective students may apply for admission during either the fall or spring semester. Applicants must have a valid New Jersey Registered Nurse license to enroll in the program.

When you are accepted to the RN to BS program, you will be awarded 33 credits for previous nursing courses you have taken if you have passed the NCLEX licensing examination. Your last 30 credits toward a Rutgers degree must consist of courses taken at Rutgers.