Public Health Core Courses

As part of the degree requirements for the MPH degree program at the Rutgers School of Public Health, students must complete public health core coursework in the areas of biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, and social and behavioral sciences. Students take five public health core courses (15 credits) to build their understanding and skills in the essential public health principles.

Public Health Core Courses (15 credits)

Below is the Forward Schedule for the Public Health Core Courses for AY2018.

PHCO COURSES – FORWARD SCHEDULE

Course # and Title

SUM17

FAL17

SPR18

SUM18

PHCO0501:
Health Systems & Policy

None planned

TUE, 6-9pm
(at NB)

MON, 6-9pm
(at NewarK)

WED, 6-9pm
(at NB)

Online
(even years only)

PHCO0502:
Principles and Methods of Epidemiology
(Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)

TUE&THU, 6-9pm
(at Newark)
May be offered online instead

WED, 6-9pm
(at NB)

TUE, 6-9pm
(at Newark)
TUE, 6-9pm
(at NB)
TUE&THU, 6-9pm
(at Newark)
May be offered online instead

PHCO0503:
Intro to Environmental Health

Online Hybrid with five required in-person sessions held in Piscataway

MON, 6-9pm
(at NB)

MON, 6-9pm
(at NewarK)

MON, 6-9pm
(at NB)

None planned

PHCO0504:
Intro to Biostatistics
(Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)

MON,TUE,WED, 1:30-4:30pm
(at Newark)
July 1 Start

THU, 6-9pm
(at NB)

THU, 6-9pm
(at NewarK)
THU, 6-9pm
(at NB)

THU, 6-9pm
(at NewarK)

MON,TUE,WED, 1:30-4:30pm
(at Newark)
July 1 Start

PHCO0505:
Hlth Ed & Behavioral Science

Via Online

MON, 2-5pm
(at NB)

TUE, 6-9pm
(at NewarK)

Online

 

At NB refers to courses being held at the School's New Brunswick location which is the School of Public Health building in Piscataway, NJ. At Newark refers to courses being held at the School's Newark location which is the Stanly S. Bergen building in Newark, NJ. The School of Public Health reserves the right for any reason to cancel or modify any course or program listed in the forward schedule.

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