As world-class educators invested in your academic career, we offer you the chance to put your education to the test and gain more hands-on experience. You’ll find Rutgers–Camden students diving into career-building internships, volunteering in the community, running their own research projects, and immersing themselves in new cultures around the world. Here you’ll gain newfound independence and the skills to think critically. That way, when you’re faced with your first interview out of college, your relevant experience will put you ahead of others.
For our students, the classroom is only a piece of the academic experience. Rutgers–Camden students transform into the movers and shakers of tomorrow through our school’s wide range of research opportunities. Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, our focus on research invites students to develop both a strong sense of self-reliance and the collaboration skills necessary for the post-graduate world. Our intimate environment, compared to larger institutions, allows our Scarlet Raptors to get out into the world and put their knowledge into practice.
Immerse yourself in this hands-on experience by
- Taking a research-intensive course
- Surrounding yourself in a new environment through study abroad programs
- Assisting your professor with research
- Launching your own independent research project
- Presenting your work at conferences
Community means everything to us. This guiding principle extends beyond our tight-knit campus and introduces students to the organizations and neighborhoods that make up Camden. As a student, you have the chance to use the skills you’ve acquired in the classroom and channel that knowledge into a meaningful, positive impact in your community. In return, you’ll gain strong collaboration skills and valuable experience as a professional in your field, which will lend to your future success.
Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars is a learning community of select students who make a substantial commitment to civic engagement in our host city and region. Since 2011, this program has connected with city and regional agencies and nonprofits to provide direct service and capacity-building assistance in areas spanning many issues and needs.
We at Rutgers–Camden understand the importance of not only growing on campus, but reaching out to other organizations in the Camden community. We’re working to build a network that connects our students, faculty, and staff to mutually beneficial partnerships that support and align with our mission.
Throughout our curriculum, we offer chances to combine a rigorous education with community development through courses that integrate civic engagement into the curriculum. You’ll learn how to apply the knowledge you’ve gained at Rutgers to the advancement of social good.
The Civic Engagement Graduate Fellows program at Rutgers University–Camden connects emerging scholars with engaged faculty across disciplines to support engaged learning and civic development among undergraduates.
Dual Track Programs
With the hard work and perseverance our Scarlet Raptors are known for, you can earn your undergraduate and graduate degrees in less time. Rutgers–Camden offers joint and dual degree programs so you can save time and tuition.
Discover which of these two-in-one programs spark your interest:
- BA/JD (Bachelor of Arts/Juris Doctor)
- BA/MA (Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts)
- BA/MAT (Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts in Teaching)
- BA/MBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
- BA/MPA (Bachelor of Arts/Master of Public Administration)
- BA/MPH (Bachelor of Arts/Master of Public Health)
- BS/DO (Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
- BS/MS (Bachelor of Science/Master of Science)
Enrich your academic experience with this intensive and challenging curriculum by working closely with faculty and fellow students who will ignite your love of learning. Students in the Honors College can make the most of their time in college by discovering new capabilities as well as receiving the support of the college’s professional advisors throughout their academic careers. Membership to the Honors College will typically be offered by invitation and ultimately determined by the Rutgers–Camden Admissions staff.