Dual-Degree: PsyD / MPH

ABOUT THE DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY / MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (PSYD/MPH) DUAL-DEGREE

In partnership with Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, the School of Public Health offers PsyD students the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) alongside a Master of Public Health (MPH) – providing strong interdisciplinary training in psychology and public health. The PsyD/MPH dual-degree program allows PsyD students to complete both their doctoral degree and the MPH degree in five or six years depending on which various alternative schedule is chosen.

LOCATION

New Brunswick with Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

ADMISSIONS

Application to the PsyD/MPH dual-degree program is limited to students who have already been accepted at Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.  Interested students are encouraged to discuss their options with the program contact as early as possible (see program contact below).
Application for this degree program is available through a School of Public Health campus office.

CURRICULUM

The School of Public Health may accept up to 15 credits of coursework from the PsyD program towards the MPH degree, including three to nine transfer credits as electives and six credits of appropriate practicum experience that may be used toward the MPH fieldwork requirement, with approval from the MPH faculty advisor. Visit the MPH degree webpage or each department's webpage for more information about the MPH curriculum.

Program Contact at the School of Public Health:
Alan C. Monheit, PhD