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The curriculum in public health is designed to fill the need for
allied health professionals who have a solid background in public
health and/or environmental science. The curriculum includes options in
health issues and policy, health analysis and research, and
environmental health sciences.
The public health program is an
interdepartmental curriculum that utilizes the resources of both the
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Cook
Students learn qualitative, quantitative, and
analytical skills used by health program and facility managers,
planning agencies, and education and evaluation organizations. They use
computers to develop management information systems and learn
statistical methodology, including its public health application in
An internship provides practical job experience
and gives students the opportunity to apply theory while testing their
technical competence under the direct supervision of a knowledgeable
health care professional.
Graduates are prepared for
employment in areas of the health services delivery and regulation
field that require policy development, implementation, and evaluation.
Graduates also may prepare for the New Jersey Sanitarian License
Students who intend to prepare for the New Jersey
Sanitarians License Examination must complete at least 32 credits of
courses in mathematics and sciences.
See http://www.policy.rutgers.edu for further information on the public health major.