Many courses offered at New Brunswick, Camden and Newark campuses of Rutgers University have field components that take advantage of the Pine Barrens. Often students in these courses pass through the field station to use its facilities or to learn about research there. See the:
Several on-site courses are conducted at the Pinelands Field Station. These courses are designed to immerse students in the practicalities of conducting ecological research and to introduce students to the pine barrens as a model ecosystem.