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The School of Nursing, in all locations, will transition in-person nursing classes to remote format on Tuesday, 10/26/21. In-person student clinicals for Tuesday, 10/26, are cancelled in all locations. Students should contact their faculty members with any questions related to classes.
Faculty and staff who would normally work in person should work remotely on Tuesday, 10/26.
Normal operations are expected to resume at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 10/27/2021

Academics & Admissions

​Our Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP program is the only program in NJ preparing pediatric nurse practitioners at the doctoral level.

Attend the DNP Panel Discussion on October 20th to hear from current students and administrators about our Advanced Practice Programs. View Details and Register

Program Overview

Fall deadline

April 15th deadline extended to July 15th for Fall 2021 admission

Credits and hours

74 credits


4-year study plan

At Rutgers School of Nursing, we use a family and community-centered approach to facilitate health promotion and disease prevention for patients from birth to 21 years old.

Our curriculum will prepare you for the challenges of delivering comprehensive care and translating evidence into practice in a variety of outpatient settings, including offices, clinics, schools, specialty sites, and public health agencies.

Student testimonial

I really wanted to further my degree so I can keep helping the pediatric population. I think that we have a really great collaborative program that I saw in my doctoral project, and, just being in pediatric in general, I think the program is really comprehensive.

Katherine Minuto, ’18

Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for national board certification.

Margaret Quinn

Meet the Specialty Director

Dr. Margaret Quinn is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Pediatric NP Program Specialty Director. She is a certified nurse educator and certified primary care pediatric nurse practitioner whose academic and clinical focus is on issues impacting children’s health.