Schools that have registered nursing programs in New Jersey include Bergen Community College, Brookdale Community College and Camden County College. Rowan College at Burlington County has a registered nursing program as well.
Bergen Community College in Paramus has two Associate in Applied Science degree programs that run during the day and in the evening. These programs accept students for fall and spring semesters. The programs cover courses such as microbiology, pharmacology for nurses and adult health nursing. The college requires applicants to take preadmission tests to qualify for the programs.
The associate degree program at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft provides nursing students with communication and clinical decision-making skills that can help them provide health care in different situations. The program covers topics in public speaking, nursing care and cultural anthropology. It requires applicants with high school diplomas or the equivalent.
Camden County College in Blackwood provides students with practical experiences in nursing care. The program covers academic topics including biology, chemistry and liberal arts. It equips students with knowledge and nursing skills that they can use in various health care environments. They earn associate degrees and diplomas in nursing upon completion.
Rowan Community College in Pemberton offers an Associate of Applied Science degree program. Students who complete the program and meet the Board of Nursing requirements can take the registered nurse licensing exam. The program includes courses in nutrition, psychology and sociology.