Please note we are not accepting applications to the Dr.P.H. degree
program for the 2018-2019 academic year as we revise
the Dr.P.H. curriculum. The Ph.D. degree program is accepting
The Rutgers School of
Public Health does not discriminate in admissions or access to its
programs and activities on the basis of race/color, ethnicity, national
origin, religion/creed, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual
orientation, or veteran's status.
Applications for admission to Rutgers School of
Public Health are encouraged from qualified college graduates with a baccalaureate degree who desire training in the disciplines of public
health and who have realistic plans for utilizing what they learn. Most
students are admitted in matriculated status in the master of public health (M.P.H.), master of science (M.S.), and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.)
Applicants are accepted to a specific concentration at one of our locations (Newark or New Brunswick).
Upon receipt of an acceptance letter, students are required to send a
nonrefundable seat deposit, which is applied to the first tuition bill when the student
A smaller number, often those not meeting all of the
admissions criteria, are admitted in nonmatriculated status. These
students normally are permitted to take up to 12 credits of coursework
and, if they achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better,
to matriculate in the M.P.H. program. The school also accepts visiting
students and certificate students for limited amounts of coursework.
Applications are administered through the Schools of Public
Health Application Service (SOPHAS) except for students in an articulate degree, dual-degree, residency, or fellowship programs, as well as those having
Rutgers faculty status, and students applying to a certificate program. If you fall into any of these
categories, please contact the School of Public Health location of interest directly.