The MPH in Population Aging is designed to provide essential skills in addressing the needs of older adults – the fastest growing segment of the United States population. This degree trains scholars, clinicians, advocates, and community leaders who can discover and implement creative and innovative public health and policy solutions to improve the health and wellness of aging populations worldwide.
The Population Aging Concentration will also offer a post-baccalaureate certificate in Population Aging.
Each Concentration identifies competencies for each degree offered. These competencies reflect the full range of knowledge, skills, and other attributes that a student will acquire as a result of completing the requirements for a particular degree.
Upon graduation, a student completing the MPH curriculum in Population Aging will be able to:
Students seeking the MPH in Population Aging 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 and semester when each course is typically offered is noted parentheses. Students should review the Forward Schedule for long-term course planning and the Course Schedule for each semester to determine when, where, and how a course is offered.
The Rutgers School of Public Health’s Master of Public Health in Population Aging degree is designed to train researchers, clinicians, and community leaders who can develop and implement creative public health programs and policy solutions to align with the nation’s changing demographics.
One full scholarship is available for a student enrolled in this program. All applicants who apply for the program are automatically considered for this scholarship. if you have any questions about this scholarship, please feel free to email the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 732-235-4646.