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School of Health Related Professions

The School of Health Related Professions (SHRP), as part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, provides quality education for entry-level allied health professions and for health providers seeking specialty and advanced practice roles. With 35 programs ranging from post-high school to postdoctoral at locations in Newark, New Brunswick, Scotch Plains, and Stratford, the school serves approximately 1,500 students, one-third of whom learn online. The school's nine departments offers degrees at all levels—doctoral, masters, bachelors, associates—as well as certificates. Rutgers–New Brunswick is home to the physician assistant articulated BA/MS and graduate programs.

At A Glance

Students: 1,591 (full-time and part-time)
Faculty: 738 (full-time, part-time, and volunteer)
Office of the Dean: 65 Bergen Street, Health Sciences Campus at Newark

Degrees Awarded

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Associate of Science (A.S.)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science (B.S.C.L.S.)
  • Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science (B.A./M.S.)
  • Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science (M.S.C.L.S.)
  • Master of Science and Master of Public Health (M.S./M.P.H.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy  (D.P.T.)
  • Undergraduate, Postbaccalaureate, and Graduate Certificates
  • Online Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Online Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Online Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (D.C.N.)
  • Online Doctorate in Clinical Laboratory Sciences (D.C.L.S.)
  • Online Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates


  • The Center for Advanced and Continuing Education provides programs and courses that are designed to meet the diverse needs of health professionals, ranging from single session short-term courses to advanced certificates in specific professional areas.
  • A number of the school's programs are the predominant, or the only, programs in New Jersey for many of the allied health professions.
  • The school partners with nearly three dozen other colleges and universities to offer joint degrees.