School of Health Professions
Leading Health Care Education
With more than 30 degrees and certificates at the graduate and undergraduate levels, the School of Health Professions, a part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, has locations in Newark, Blackwood, and Piscataway. Many degree programs are also offered online or in a hybrid setting. Students flourish in a small but dynamic academic setting, learning from faculty with real-world experience and gaining the knowledge, skills, and intellectual approach needed to meet the demands of today’s health care environment.
Improve Lives. Solve Problems. Accomplish Big Things.
Gain experience at clinical affiliates that rank among New Jersey’s most noted medical facilities. Work with faculty conducting cutting-edge research in their field. Connect with alumni who are the backbone of today’s health care system, many of whom are now on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19.
Why Choose the School of Health Professions?
“The faculty is knowledgeable, attentive, and invested in your success. The curriculum is applicable, thought-provoking, and challenging. All of my courses were designed to enhance learning and growth.”
Heather Stanner SHP'19
Physician Assistant Program Recognized for Diverse Student Body
Amid growing racial and ethnic diversity in the United States, the physician assistant program re-examined its student profile, which was predominantly white and female, and resolved to graduate a student body that would more closely mirror the nation’s shifting patient population.