School of Public Health
Advancing Health and Preventing Disease in New Jersey and Abroad
The School of Public Health, a part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences with programs at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers University–Newark, is New Jersey’s preeminent public institution of higher education in public health, offering master's and doctoral degree programs and post-baccalaureate certificates.
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Keeping the "Public" in Public Health
Come to the School of Public Health to work with and learn from top public health scholars who bring interdisciplinary expertise from a vast array of subject areas spanning reproductive and sexual health to violence prevention, nutrition, tobacco control, LGBTQ health, and so much more. Students learn how to consider and collectively combat some of the most vexing public health dilemmas faced by the people of New Jersey, the United States, and the world.
"The program is like no other..."
"I chose the School of Public Health for its unique program in Urban Public Health. With an interest in health disparities specifically among marginalized populations, the program is like no other that I looked into! Living in New Jersey also provides great opportunities in various industries.”
Ismary Vento, MPH graduate
Spotlight: Master of Public Health in Urban Public Health
The Master of Public Health in Urban Public Health prepares students to advance the health and well-being in diverse, dynamic, and often marginalized, urban populations in New Jersey, the United States, and the world. With a focus on health disparities, students will examine how the characteristics of the urban environment can affect health and well-being.
Degrees and Concentrations
Spotlight: Center for Public Health Workforce Development
The Center for Public Health Workforce Development offers training and educational opportunities for those practicing in the field of public health, environmental health and occupational safety, as well as for those in schools, industry, various professional fields, and for the general public. Nearly 400 continuing education courses are offered annually for 3,000 participants.
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The School of Public Health trains well-qualified and effective public health leaders, scholars, activists, and practitioners; conducts research to advance public health science and policies; and engages collaboratively with communities and populations actively advocating for policies, programs, and services through the lens of equity and social justice.