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Master’s in Healthcare Management Degrees in New Jersey – R-PartII

New Jersey, also known as the “Garden State”, is a leading industrial state and has the highest population density in the country. Being an area of wide industrial diversification, New Jersey is known as the Crossroads of the East. The healthcare industry is one of the largest employment segments in the state with above average growth as well as above average income for those pursuing careers as Healthcare Managers in New Jersey. This growth in Healthcare employment accounts for three out of five jobs in the state since 1990. There many choices for pursuing a Master’s in Healthcare Management or Administration in top quality Colleges and Universities in the state.

Rutgers University

School of Health Related Professions

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Master of Public Health in Quantitative Methods: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Quantitative Methods allows students to develop quantitative, analytical and research skills for public health practitioners.
Students in the program must complete 45 credits of academic work including: 15 credits of core coursework, 6 credits of fieldwork, 15 credits of required courses and 9 credits of Elective Courses. Graduating students will have the following competencies (as stated by the University):

  • Develop research protocols in assessing public health problems, clinical questions, and evaluating public health programs
  • Apply epidemiologic concepts in identification and evaluation of public health and clinical problems
  • Evaluate epidemiological data and findings
  • Communicate results from epidemiologic studies
  • Show proficiency in using a variety of software packages used in epidemiology
  • Employ behavioral and social sciences concepts in determining the relationships between health, culture, and community
  • Describe important epidemiologic challenges
  • Be able to apply public health or clinical research questions using quantitative methods
  • Identification of the principles and limits of public health screening programs
  • Conceptualize public health or clinical research questions employing quantitative method techniques and understand fundamentals of infectious disease pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and identification of risk factors

Master of Public Health in Urban Health Administration

The 45 credit Master of Public Health (MPH) in Urban Health Administration prepares students for leadership in the development, implementation, management, and evaluation of programs and organizations that address the public health needs of urban and disadvantaged populations. Coursework provides a foundation in public health, with emphasis on the practices in public administration, knowledge of the formation and maintenance of effective, efficient, responsive, and ethical public health programs. This MPH is collaboration between the Rutgers School of Public Health and the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration. Graduates are prepared for leadership positions as public health practitioners and administrators. The program is offered at the School of Public Affairs and Administration on the Rutgers-Newark campus. Competencies for the program as stated by the university include:

  • Ability to show skills in policy and program planning, development, and evaluation
  • Apply leadership skills in creating health partnerships to build partnerships needed to improve public health
  • Utilize leadership and management principles in administering health-related organizations
  • Use of budgeting, human resource management, and financial management in health-related organizations
  • Understanding of quality improvement principles and methods in order to improve health outcomes and productivity of health organizations

Master of Science in Biostatistics

The Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics is offered by the Department of Biostatistics on the New Brunswick Campus to prepare students to become Master’s Level Biostatisticians with the ability to collaborate and consult with researchers of other disciplines in biomedical and public health sciences. Coursework provides students with comprehensive knowledge and technical skills to successfully plan and conduct statistical analyses for studies for evidence-based medicine, epidemiology survey and public health policy decisions. Graduates of the MS program are prepared to enter successful careers in the pharmaceutical industry, medical research institutions and public health and governmental organizations regionally as well as nationally. The program requires the completion of 30 credit hours, a qualifying examination and a research paper. Students may complete the program on a full- or part-time basis and full time students can complete the degree in 2-3 years. Part-time students will have up to 4 years to complete all requirements.

Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Biostatistics

The 36‐credit Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Biostatistics (MSPB) offered by the Department of Quantitative Methods on the Newark Campus. Coursework for the program allows students to become thoroughly trained biostatisticians with the skills to apply the range of statistical analyses that are relevant to research and development in the pharmaceutical field. Graduates of the program are equipped with required knowledge of the regulatory context the pharmaceutical R&D occurs in to perform statistical planning and consulting in the real world limitations faced by the pharmaceutical industry and other organizations involved in drug development. The program consists of a base curriculum of nine credits of core public health courses, 21 credits of statistical and epidemiological methodology, and six credits of research for drug development. A capstone project is required for completion of the MSPB. Competencies for the program as stated by the university include:

  • Development of research procedures in assessing public health problems, clinical questions and evaluating public health programs
  • Analyze and evaluate epidemiological data and findings
  • Communicate results from epidemiologic studies
  • Show proficiency in using software packages used in epidemiology
  • Theorize questions in public health/clinical research using quantitative methods
  • Identify principles and limits of public health screening programs
  • Conceptualize public health or clinical research questions using quantitative methods
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the mathematical underpinnings of bio statistical methods to defend the selection of statistical methods, to modify them to meet varying circumstances, and to understand and apply new methods in the future
  • Compare advantages and disadvantages of using various computerized systems for clinical research data bases
  • Preparation to conform to regulatory and ethical requirements in clinical investigations
  • Prove a basic understanding of the role of the statistical consultant.

Master of Science in Health Outcomes, Policy & Economics

The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and the Rutgers School of Public Health offer the Master of Science in Health Outcomes, Policy & Economics program, jointly. The program is intended for those individuals seeking a rigorous, multidisciplinary graduate program in these areas. Curriculum for the program includes coursework in health economics, biostatistics, health care policy and financing, along with clinical research design. Students are required to complete a two-semester Capstone Project, an independent research project under the guidance of a Capstone Project committee, during their second year.

Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health

Offered as a joint partnership between Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, the School of Public Health offers medical students an opportunity to earn a Doctor of Medicine (MD) with a Master of Public Health (MPH) to provide an interdisciplinary education in medicine and public health. The MD/MPH dual-degree program allows medical students to complete both the doctoral degree and the MPH degree in four or five years depending on the schedule is chosen. The location of the program for students enrolled in Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is the School of Public Health in New Brunswick and students enrolled in New Jersey Medical School would attend the School of Public Health in Newark to complete the MD/MPH program.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Public Health

The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Public Health (DO/MPH) is offered as a joint partnership between the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine and the School of Public Health. Graduates of the program are prepared to assume leadership roles in population-based care while incorporating prevention in their clinical practices. Osteopathic medicine emphasizes treating the whole person, education, and prevention and is well suited to complement public health’s mission to improve knowledge and change behaviors on a large scale. Solving current health problems including heart disease, obesity and diabetes increasingly are relying on individual treatment, community-wide interventions, and population-based health initiatives. The program provides a combined graduate education in both osteopathic medicine and public health. The DO/MPH dual-degree program allows students to complete both their doctoral degree and the MPH degree in five years. The program is offered at the Stratford Campus with Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry/Master of Public Health

This program upholds the mission (as stated by the School of Dental Medicine) to: “improve oral health and quality of life through the education of oral health professionals and scientists, the conduct of research, the promotion of health and disease prevention, and the delivery of oral health care to communities throughout the state and beyond”. The Department of Dental Public Health, in conjunction with the School of Public Health, offers a dual Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry and Master of Public Health (DMD/MPH) for students desiring careers as committed dental health professionals equipped with a broad knowledge of public health problems and health delivery dedicated to health promotion and disease prevention with the elimination of oral health disparities in the community.

Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health Dual Degree

The Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health Dual Degree (JD/MPH) combines the educational and legal strengths of the Law School with those of the School of Public Health in order to provide law students the ability to gain of the both the principles of law and public health. The dual degree program is designed for those students planning to practice law in the public health arena or apply legal knowledge to the field of public health. Students of the JD/MPH dual-degree program can complete both their JD degree and the MPH degree in four years. Students of the program gain expertise in the fields of law and public health with the goal of attracting promising law students into the field of public health and providing graduates with knowledge of public health principles and concepts together with legal knowledge and skills necessary to assume leadership positions in the public health field. The program is available at the Stratford Campus in conjunction with the School of Law located on the Camden campus.

Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health Dual Degree

The Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health Dual Degree (PharmD/MPH) Program is offered in partnership with Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy (located in New Brunswick) and the School of Public Health. The dual degree program allows pharmacy students the opportunity to simultaneously earn a Doctor of Pharmacy along with a Master of Public Health (MPH). PharmD/MPH students will build on their pharmacy training with a sound understanding of public health fields including organization of health services, pharmaceutical epidemiology, policy in healthcare, biostatistics and health education. The program provides students of the program the ability to complete both degrees in less time than it would take to complete both degrees by allowing students to continue full-time study in the PharmD program to graduate on time. By taking select MPH core courses while in the PharmD program students will complete the MPH with approximately one year of full-time study (two years of part-time) following the completion of the PharmD degree.

Doctor of Psychology/Master of Public Health Dual Degree

Partnering with Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, the School of Public Health offers Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) students the opportunity to earn a PsyD with a Master of Public Health (MPH) to provide interdisciplinary graduate education in psychology and public health. The dual PsyD/MPH degree program allows students of the PsyD program to complete both their doctoral degree and the MPH degree in five to six years. The School of Public Health accepts up to 15 credits of coursework from the PsyD program towards the MPH program (included are 3-9 transfer credits as electives and 6 credits of practicum experience to be used toward the MPH fieldwork requirement).

Master of Business Administration/ Master of Public Health Dual Degree

Partnering with Rutgers Business School in Newark and New Brunswick, the School of Public Health offers students the ability to earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in conjunction with a Master of Public Health (MPH). MBA/MPH students will expand their business training with an in-depth understanding of the public health field to prepare students for administrative positions pursuing cost-effective healthcare and public health approaches. Students can choose up to nine credits of MBA courses to fulfill School of Public Health courses. This reduces the number of credits for the MPH from 45 to 36. The MBA program will accept up to four MPH courses or twelve credits towards the MBA in lieu of the MBA core course Organizational Behavior. This reduces the number of credits for the MBA from 60 to 48. Both programs may be completed on a full- and/ or part-time basis.

Master of Biomedical Science/ Master of Public Health Dual Degree (Non Thesis

The School of Public Health, in conjunction with Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (Newark), offers biomedical science students the ability to earn a (non-thesis based) Master of Biomedical Science (MBS) along with a Master of Public Health (MPH). The MBS/MPH program provides students with a base knowledge of current research methods and scientific foundations in both the biomedical sciences and public health. The MPH degree program requires 45 credits and the MBS degree program requires 30 credits. The MBS/MPH program allows students to gain proficiency in the fields of biomedical science and public health to become professionals able to solve problems common to both fields and to communicate effectively in their respective professional careers.

Master of Public Policy/ Master of Public Health Dual Degree

The School of Public Health, in conjunction with the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, offers students the opportunity to earn a Master of Public Policy (MPP) concurrently with a Master of Public Health (MPH). MPP/MPH students will gain in-depth coursework allowing them to become public policymakers and public health experts by providing policy training combined with a wide ranging understanding of public health fields, such as organization of health services, epidemiology, healthcare policy and biostatistics.
Applicants in the MPP/MPH dual-degree program are required to apply separately to each school. With a total requirement of 69 credits for completion of the MPP/MPH dual degree program, students take 24 less credits (as compared to 48 credits required for the MPP and 45 credits for the MPH if taken separately). The program can be completed in as little as three years on a full time basis.

Accreditation
American Psychological Association 
Commission on Accreditation (APA)
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Network of Schools of Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Contact By Program 
Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Newark Campus
School of Health Related Professions
65 Bergen Street
Room 147
Newark, New Jersey 07107
(973) 972-5454
E-mail: shrpadm@shrp.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Nursing
Enrollment Services Registrar
Stanley S. Bergen Building
65 Bergen Street
Suite 1127
Newark, New Jersey 07107-1709
(973) 972-4307
Email: sn_shrp_registrar@ca.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
33 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(848) 932-5475
ejb@policy.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Newark Campus
School of Health Related Professions
65 Bergen Street
Room 147
Newark, New Jersey 07107
(973) 972-5454
E-mail: shrpadm@shrp.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Nursing
Enrollment Services Registrar
Stanley S. Bergen Building
65 Bergen Street
Suite 1127
Newark, New Jersey 07107-1709
(973) 972-4307
Email: sn_shrp_registrar@ca.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Oral Health Pavilion
Michael Conte, DMD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Fifty 12th Avenue
Room D-990
Newark, New Jersey 07103
(973) 972-6679
contemi@sdm.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Business School
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 Washington Park, Suite 124
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-1234
Email: admit@business.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Oral Health Pavilion
Michael Conte, DMD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Fifty 12th Avenue
Room D-990
Newark, New Jersey 07103
(973) 972-6679
contemi@sdm.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Business School
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 Washington Park, Suite 124
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-1234
Email: admit@business.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Health Related Professions
65 Bergen Street, room#147
Newark, New Jersey 07107
(973) 972-5454 or 5336
E-mail: shrpadm@shrp.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration
Center for Urban and Public Service
SPAA Building
111 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-5093
Email: spaa@newark.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Public Health
Office of the Dean
683 Hoes Lane West
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 235-4646
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Email: sphinfo@sph.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Julie Skorny, Department Administrator, Clinical Program & School Program
52 Frelinghuysen Road
Room: A343
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020
(848) 445-2000
Email: clinpsyd@rci.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Stratford Campus
The Department of Health Systems & Policy (HSAP)
University Educational Center
Room 1060
40 East Laurel Road
Stratford‚ New Jersey 08084
(856) 566-2790
E-mail: sphinfo@sph.rutgers.edu
Program Website

The number of jobs in Healthcare continues to grow in New Jersey, largely driven by the Healthcare Reform Act and an aging population. Medical and Health Services Managers held about 315,500 jobs in 2012, working in healthcare facilities, hospitals, long term care organizations, home healthcare organizations and group medical practices. Qualified professionals with a Master’s level degree from New Jersey’s many to quality accredited universities in Healthcare Management will be ready to meet this flourishing need.

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