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Biomedical and Health Sciences
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Undergraduate Education

Your Journey Begins Here

Forge your path to a career in health sciences: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) has the breadth of programs you need to get there, from certificates in vascular sonography to bachelor's degrees in clinical laboratory science all the way to a six-year doctor of pharmacy.

Over
90
%
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy licensure exam pass rate

2021

3
School of Health Professions programs ranked in the top two in the tri-state area

U.S. News & World Report

#
1
Best college in New Jersey for undergraduate nursing

U.S. News & World Report

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

The entry-level degree for pharmacists prepares students for careers in health facilities, corporate and retail settings, research, and future professional studies. The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy is also home to one of the nation's few preeminent six-year doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) programs

A pharmacy student prepares a medication injection

School of Health Professions

Collaborating with colleges and universities across the state, the School of Health Professions offers nine associate's and bachelor’s degrees and certificates in a variety of fields. Through these partnerships and the Health Science Careers program for high school juniors and seniors, students begin progress toward their  degrees before arriving at Rutgers, a model that promotes cost-effective, quality education.

School of health professions radiology students practice using sonography equipment in a lab

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing offers baccalaureate degrees with multiple ways to earn one. Study in full-time, accelerated full-time, or part-time tracks. Aim for a B.S.N. if you already have an undergraduate bachelor’s degree or are an R.N.

Nursing student hat at graduation
A pharmacy student prepares a medication injection
School of health professions radiology students practice using sonography equipment in a lab
Nursing student hat at graduation