Graduate study in public health has been developed as a
joint-degree between the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New
Jersey and Rutgers. Faculty members from both institutions, as well as
scientists and administrators from industry, government, and public
institutions, participate in the teaching program.
degree requires 72 credits. The areas of concentration are
environmental and occupational health, epidemiology, biometrics, health
education, behavioral sciences, and health systems and policy.
To gain admittance to the courses listed below, Rutgers students must
complete the Graduate Exchange Program Form, which is available from
the registrar's offices at UMDNJ-School of Public Health or from
Rutgers. In addition to these graduate courses, other courses specific
to the candidate's specialty area are offered through various programs
at Rutgers. Contact the Piscataway office of the graduate program in
public health at UMDNJ for a listing of specific courses and other
options in public health.
A master's level program and a
Dr.P.H. degree also are offered in public health through the Edward J.
Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and UMDNJ-School of