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The sciences and liberal arts form the basic foundation for the nursing courses. In the generic program, all science and general education courses are completed before entering the nursing sequence. For the RN/BSN student, the basic courses are transferred in and the student completes those upper level nursing and general education courses.
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Ramapo graduates work in many health care settings, including hospitals such as our clinical partner, The Valley Hospital, our dedicated education unit affiliate St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, The John Hopkins Hospital, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Hackensack University Medical Center, The Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Newark-Beth Israel, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and the UCLA Health System. Alumni also pursue graduate degrees at Rutgers University, NYU, Columbia, and Ramapo’s own Master’s of Science in Nursing.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Registered Nurses||$62,360 - $109,210|
|Nurse Anesthetists||$137,020 - Varies|
|Nurse Midwives||$85,490 - $154,550|
|Nurse Practitioners||$92,780 - $158,200|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020).
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Nursing majors are constantly engaging in hands on learning, first in our simulation and skills labs on campus, then during their clinical rotations as upperclassmen.
Our students complete their rotations at The Valley Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. All of these facilities are designated as Magnet Hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Such a designation certifies a hospital as a Center of Excellence in Nursing, which allows our students to experience nursing in the best nursing departments in the country. Students also participate in community based activities in locations such as The Ramapough Turtle Clan and The Township of Garfield.