The doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree requires 72 credits. The areas of concentration are environmental and occupational health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health education, behavioral sciences, and health systems and policy.
To gain admittance to the doctoral program, applicants must apply through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) website, located at http://www.sophas.org.
To gain admittance to the courses listed below, other Rutgers students must complete the Graduate Exchange Program Form, which is available from the registrar's offices. In addition to these graduate courses, other courses specific to the candidate's specialty area are offered through various programs at Rutgers. Contact the New Brunswick office of the School of Public Health for a listing of specific courses and other options in public health.
Master's level programs and a doctor of public health (Dr.P.H.) degree also are offered in public health through the School of Public Health.