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Academics Overview

The eight schools of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) collectively comprise New Jersey’s largest and most influential constellation of academic institutions devoted to medicine, dentistry, advanced health-related sciences, pharmacy, public health, nursing, and the full spectrum of allied health careers. Our exciting programs are taught by top faculty in first-rate facilities at multiple locations throughout the state. When you study at an RBHS school, you join one of the most diverse health sciences student bodies in the nation and tap into the abundant resources of the broader Rutgers, a leading national research university.

RBHS schools offer the following degrees and certificates:

  • M.D., D.M.D., Ph.D., D.C.N., D.N.P., D.C.L.S., D.P.T., Dr.P.H., post doctoral certificates
  • M.S., M.B.S., M.S.N., M.P.H., master’s, post master's certificates
  • B.S., B.S.N., post baccalaureate certificates
  • A.S., A.A.S., undergraduate certificates

Learning through Clinical Practice

In addition to learning in our principal teaching hospitals, a key component of an RBHS education is your opportunity to learn in our own faculty practices, community health centers, clinical practices, and scores of other hospital and clinical affiliates.

Principal Teaching Hospitals

  • The principal teaching hospital of RBHS in Newark is University Hospital, northern New Jersey’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and a vital health care resource for Newark and surrounding communities.
  • The principal teaching hospital of RBHS in New Brunswick is Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, which consistently ranks among the region’s top hospitals.

Faculty and Clinical Practices, Community Health