Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
Pursue your passion, develop your skill sets and prepare for your career, and life, after Rowan. Choose from courses within our nearly 90 bachelor’s degree programs, 65 master’s degree programs, multiple Doctorate programs and 2 Professional programs. Our highly regarded, award-winning academic programs are taught in small classes, by faculty who are engaged with their students, connected in their fields, and invested in student achievement.
Our curriculum challenges students to explore theoretical and practical issues of human communication and creativity. Programs are staffed by engaged faculty members whose records of teaching, scholarship, and professional practice are truly impressive.
Rowan was founded in 1923 to prepare teacher educators. Almost 100 years later, our robust and vibrant College of Education has dramatically evolved to address today’s – and tomorrow’s – needs in education, while staying true to our original mission.
Our nationally ranked engineering programs are student-centered and incorporate leading-edge educational methods and technology with engineering practice. We prepare students for careers in global industry and for advanced degree study.
In 2012, the State of New Jersey awarded Rowan research institution status and partnered it with Rutgers-Camden to create a College of Health Sciences in Camden, anchored by Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, to educate health science professionals.
Our largest College, the College of Humanities & Social Sciences encompasses eight departments, seven interdisciplinary programs, the majority of general education courses, and the Exploratory Studies program for students who have not yet chosen a major.
Prepare to be inspired by our invigorating performing arts curriculum, which is led by faculty members who are professional performers and recording artists. Our proximity to Philadelphia and New York allows students to immerse themselves in the scene.
Our business programs emphasize general education, business administration core curriculum and an in-depth specialization. Graduates receive a well-rounded education and develop valuable skill sets to become tomorrow’s business leaders.
The College of Sciences and Mathematics prepares students for careers in a variety of fields of applied science. They provide education in the fields of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, astronomy, nursing, psychology, computer science and software engineering.
Undergraduate and Graduate programs and professional development opportunities offered through Global Learning & Partnerships are delivered online with accelerated coursework, in person on or off campus, or through a hybrid approach.
In this ever changing world, there is an increased need for, and reliance on, biomedical science professionals. We address this need and prepare students to become qualified professionals with expertise and experience engaging in research and development.
The School of Biomedical Science and Health Professions operates as the multidisciplinary home for new biomedical science programs. SBSHP offers programs in biomedical science, contributes to economic growth, expands research opportunities, and promotes local and regional collaboration.
Clinical faculty of Cooper Medical School at Rowan University are part of the Cooper University Health Care system, with 800 physicians in over 75 specialties. Our goal is to advance the health status of the region’s population.
The state’s only college of osteopathic medicine, Rowan SOM is dedicated to providing excellence in medical education, research and healthcare for New Jersey and the nation. Our emphasis is on primary healthcare and community health services.