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General Questions

Yes, our program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which is the premier accrediting organization for business programs. Visit AACSB International for information.

Both. Courses are offered in the regular semesters (Fall and Spring). We also offer many required courses and electives in our Summer Session. Only electives are offered in Winterim.

The School of Business offers undergraduate courses during the daytime, evening, and Saturday mornings. We try to alternate daytime with evening schedules for all courses so that all students have an equal opportunity to enroll in classes without difficulty. Tentative schedules will be posted in advance for student input and suggestions.

A minimum of 120 credits is needed to graduate from Rutgers-Camden, and each of our degree programs require a total of 120 credits. See our curriculum worksheets for course requirements and Academic Services for advising FAQs.

Students who are considering transferring from another school should work carefully with their advisor to plan their selection of courses. Please consult the New Jersey Transfer site for specific course acceptance information.

Rutgers does not grant course credit for work experience.

Yes. Students can participate in our International Studies Programs, which take place during one week of the winter and spring breaks, and over the summer.  Our most recent locations include South Africa, Brazil, Cuba, and many more! You may also want to study for an entire semester or year.  Students interested in this can receive assistance from the Rutgers Study Abroad Program.

Various forms of financial aid, scholarships, and grants available through the Rutgers-Camden Financial Aid Office. Specifically, Bridging the Gap is an innovative program that reduces costs by closing the gap between federal, state, and institutional sources of financial support and the balance of tuition and the general campus fee and covering up to 100 percent of remaining tuition for eligible first-year and Camden County College transfer students. Various merit-based, named and endowed scholarships are also available to incoming and current students. In spring, current students will receive an email from the Dean of Students with more information and a link to the campus-wide scholarship application.

Student Life

Students at the Camden Campus are very active in numerous student organizations. Visit the campus’ Clubs and Organizations website for more information. There are also several fraternities and sororities. Information about campus’ Fraternity and Sorority Affairs site. 

In addition, the RSBC student organizations help you to learn about our majors, career opportunities, and professional networking. We also have several honors associations whose membership is by academic achievement or by application.

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BLDP Shadowing Days Application

After being notified of a match, students are responsible for providing personal information to the matched executive (e.g., current resume and cover letter with information on career ambitions). The information on this application is for internal use only, for us to match you as well as possible with and executive from among our alumni database.

BLDP Application

The Fall 2020 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by Monday, May 25, 2020. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled.

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.

Requirements

Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require

  1. completed application form (submitted online and found elsewhere on this website),
  2. a personal essay, and
  3. two letters of recommendation (one academic; one other).

Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  Have sophomore standing or above and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are rquired to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occur primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

Application for Admission to BLDP Seminar

Applications For BLDP Seminar will be ongoing until class is filled.

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  • Contact Information

  • Academic Information

  • Please enter a number from 0 to 500.
  • Transfer students only.
  • Employment Information

  • List relevant employment history

  • EmployerPositionDates of Employment 
  • School Leadership Information

  • Provide evidence of leadership initiative while enrolled in school by listing all school-based organizations and activities in which you have held a leadership role while a student.

  • OrganizationRoleDates 
  • Community Leadership Information

  • Provide a list of community or volunteer activities in which you engaged in a leadership role.

  • OrganizationRoleDates of Activity 
  • Essay

  • Please write a short essay between 150 to 350 words, in which you discuss the reasons why your application should be considered for the Business Leader Development Program, including what you hope to gain from the program and what you can contribute.

  • Additional Submission Instructions

  • For your application to be complete, this form and TWO REFERENCE LETTERS must be on file in the Director's office. Ideally, you will receive one letter from an academic source (e.g., a former or current instructor), and one from a business source (e.g., a former employer - even if for a part-time or volunteer position). Your letter writers should mail them directly to: Dr. Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, BLDP Director, Rutgers University, School of Business, 227 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102 or email the letters to ckaufman@camden.rutgers.edu.

    Please only submit one application. If you experience any technical problems or need to submit the application again, please contact ldrshp@camden.rutgers.edu.

    Thank you.

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