Rutgers–Camden Health Sciences students admitted into the MPH program at Jefferson University will begin MPH coursework during their senior year and complete the program in a fifth year after graduating with their bachelor of arts degree.

Student Admission Requirements

To be admitted, a student must:

  • obtain a GPA of 3.3
  • have earned a B+ or better in:
    • English Composition 1 and 2
    • 2 natural sciences courses
    • 3 social sciences courses
    • Basic statistics
    • college algebra
  • complete the MPH application (due July 1 for fall admission; due Nov 1 for spring admission)
  • submit a letter of recommendation from Health Sciences director and 2 other faculty members
  • submit a  statement of purpose
  • submit transcripts
  • interview

No GRE is needed to apply to the program.

Graduate Courses at Undergraduate Costs

Once admitted, undergraduate students will be able to take up to five graduate courses**  at the undergraduate cost.

Students will enroll in a designated course at Rutgers with permission of the chair of Health Sciences to get credit for the Jefferson course at both Rutgers and Jefferson.  Be in touch with the chair to coordinate this.

Courses include:

  • U.S. Healthcare Organization and Delivery
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Social and Behavioral Foundations of Public Health
  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Health

**45 credits needed to earn MPH. Learn more from the Jefferson University MPH site.