Public Health Program By Rutgers University School of Environmental and Biological Sciences |Top Universities
  • Degree BS
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
The major in Public Health (832, 832D) prepares students for entry-level careers in population health and disease prevention. Public health professionals work in a wide range of services including infectious disease control; health problems of children, older adults, and the medically underserved; chronic disease management; health monitoring and surveillance; environmental/occupational health and safety; and emergency preparedness. Our students learn about the upstream factors that influence community health, particularly poverty, housing, work and unemployment, social exclusion, food security, transportation, access to health and social services, and evidence-based, data-driven decision-making.

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The Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) powers the university's robust exploration of sciences. From microorganisms to a changing climate, the land, air and ocean, nutrition and food sciences, animals and plants—21 majors, plus a multitude of minors and special certificate programs offer our students a gateway into the world of scientific knowledge. This is enhanced by an array of learning opportunities beyond the classroom and involvement in a variety of student organizations.

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