Academics & Admissions

At Rutgers School of Nursing, we want to help you meet your nursing goals. That’s why our primarily online RN to BS in Nursing program offers customizable study plans for NJ-licensed RNs who already have their diplomas or associate degrees.

Student testimonial

The online RN to BS program at Rutgers is a perfect fit for someone like me, the nurse who is already working in the field and wants to advance their education, but is unable to take time off to attend traditional classes.

Lance Dougherty, Student

Students in this program become skilled in areas like evidence-based practice, patient safety, population health, leadership, and technology integration, among other program outcomes.

You can also accelerate your professional development with our graduate component — an option to earn up to 12 graduate credits toward an advanced nursing degree.

Advance your goals through the RN to BS in Nursing program. Become a Rutgers nurse today.

Shelby Pitts

Meet the Specialty Director

Dr. Shelby Pitts is an Instructor and Interim Program Director fro the RN to BS in Nursing Program. Her specialties are Women’s health, maternal mortality and morbidity.