Department of
Urban Health Administration
At Newark

Curriculum for the
Master of Public Health (MPH) in Urban Health Administration (45 credits)

Students seeking the MPH in Urban Health Administration degree must complete 45 credits of academic work with a minimum GPA of least 3.0; earn no more than nine (9) credits bearing grades less than “B,” and complete the degree requirements within six years. Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.

CORE COURSES (15 credits)

  • PHCO 0501 - Health Systems and Policy
  • PHCO 0502 - Principles and Methods of Epidemiology (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0503 - Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PHCO 0504 - Introduction to Biostatistics (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0505 - Health Education and Behavioral Science in Public Health

FIELDWORK (6 credits)

  • FDWC 0600 - Fieldwork I (1 credit)
  • FDWC 0601 - Fieldwork II (5 credits)

REQUIRED COURSES (12 credits)

  • URHA 1563 - Research Design (Rutgers SPAA)
  • BIST 0515 - Intro to SAS for Data Analysis in Public Health (2 credits)
  • EPID 0584 - Computing II: EPI Info (1 credit)
  • -also-

    Choose one of the following two:
  • URHA 1570 - Theory and Practice of Non-profit Management
  • URHA 1682 - Health Care Management (Rutgers SPAA)
  • -also-

    Choose one of the following four:
  • URHA 1543 - Public Financial Management (Rutgers SPAA)
  • URHA 1571 - Nonprofit Budgeting (Rutgers SPAA)
  • URHA 1642 - Government Budgeting Systems (Rutgers SPAA)
  • URHA 1659 - Topics in Health Care Finance (Rutgers SPAA)

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES (12 credits)

  • Courses in public health and public administration as approved by advisor.