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Doctoral Students

The Rutgers School of Public Health offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Leadership, Practice, and Research.

PhD in Public Health

PhD students are currently accepted in five concentration areas: Biostatistics, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems & Policy, and Social and Behavioral Health Sciences.

The School has several PhD fellowships annually and faculty also support PhD students on extramural research funds. Scholarly “fit” with faculty research is an important criterion in our admissions decisions. A current summary of federally-funded research at the Rutgers School of Public Health made be found by using the NIH Research Portfolio Online Report Tools.

You can learn more about the Rutgers School of Public Health’s current doctoral students below.

For additional information on the PhD, click here

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DrPH in Leadership, Practice, and Research

The DrPH in Leadership, Practice, and Research prepares mid- to senior-career public health professionals to gain knowledge and skills in leadership, practice, and research that will assist them in assuming positions of greater responsibility and helping to achieve public health impact at local, state, national and international levels.

For additional information on the DrPH, click here.