William Paterson University’s College of Science and Health provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs and state-of-the-art facilities that place the University at the forefront of science education in New Jersey.
The College‘s ten departments—biology, chemistry, computer science, communication disorders and sciences, environmental science, kinesiology, mathematics, nursing, physics, and public health—include more than 100 full-time faculty who are accomplished teachers, researchers, and grant winners. They foster an environment that combines intellectual inquiry with the learning of practical skills, while nurturing and guiding students toward success in their future roles as knowledgeable and responsible employees and citizens.
When you enroll in the College of Science and Health, you will benefit from a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities. The University’s expanded and renovated, 232,000-square-foot Science Complex features smart classrooms and sophisticated research laboratories designed to encourage an interactive learning environment.
Advances in computer and scientific technology are explored and used in the classrooms. Biological and environmental studies students utilize woods, ponds, streams, and a waterfall, all accessible from the campus. Students in health-related subjects receive valuable experience in the many health facilities in northern New Jersey. In addition, nursing students benefit from the Nel Bolger, RN, Nursing Laboratory, a high-tech patient simulation laboratory suite that enables them to enhance proficiency with decision-making and procedures in a sophisticated, clinical facility.