Elissa Kozlov, assistant professor in the Department of Health Behavior, Society, and Policy at the Rutgers School of Public Health answers questions about the Master of Public Health (MPH) Population Aging degree, being offered online beginning Fall 2024.
What should I know about the new Online MPH in Population Aging degree?
Beginning Fall 2024, the Rutgers School of Public Health’s MPH in Population Aging degree will be fully online. This means that students can pursue additional training in the intersection between public health and aging 100% online and from anywhere!
Why should I pursue an MPH in Population Aging degree?
Older adults are the fastest growing population in the United States, but our country is not well-equipped to meet the public health needs of this population. There is also a critical shortage of individuals in the workforce who have expertise in working with aging populations. If you are considering a career in health or are already working in health, you will likely encounter issues related to aging regularly. Getting an MPH in Population Aging degree will give you the skills to better understand the obstacles and facilitators to improved health outcomes for aging populations.
Who should consider pursuing an MPH in Population Aging degree?
The Rutgers School of Public Health’s MPH in Population Aging degree is designed to train scholars, clinicians, advocates, and community leaders to serve the needs of older adults – the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. If you are already working with older adults but want to learn how to better serve this population, consider our online MPH in Population Aging degree.
Why should I go to Rutgers for the MPH in Population Aging degree?
The Rutgers School of Public Health is ranked among the top 25 schools of public health in the country, with an impressive roster of faculty from multiple disciplines. You will be taught by leading scholars in the fields of aging, mental health, health economics, health policy, and public health. The school also has full scholarships available to highly qualified students interested in studying aging.