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Public Health, MPH

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
The Public Health degree from Rutgers University provides students with sufficient knowledge of the theory and terminology used by these disciplines to allow effective participation in interdisciplinary public health efforts and with specialized skills in at least one public health discipline.

About

Your area of specialization should play an important role in your choice of concentration(s) and, consequently, in your location (New Brunswick or Newark).

Students seeking the Public Health degree at Rutgers University must complete 45 credits of academic work with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0; earn no more than nine (9) credits bearing grades less than "B;" and complete the degree requirements within six year. This coursework is distributed as follows:

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Education and Behavioral Science in Public Health
  • Health Systems and Policy
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Principles and Methods of Epidemiology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • GRE, GMAT, MCAT, DAT, or LSAT.
  • The M.P.H., Dr.P.H., and Ph.D. should apply through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1263 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1263 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    843 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 843 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Camden

  • 832 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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