With a strong focus on social justice, this interdisciplinary academic and experiential program trains practitioners with professional skills for planning, implementing, evaluating and sustaining efforts to enhance population health and eliminate health disparities. Located in northern New Jersey, this 42-credit program seeks to advance the goals of Healthy People 2020 and the National Prevention Strategy and contribute to a diverse public health workforce by developing and nurturing a student body that represents multiple cultural, educational and professional backgrounds. Our growing alumni network includes practitioners and leaders in a diverse array of public health settings. In the words of our graduates, “The program has taught me to think beyond the status quo and to strive for culturally competent solutions to real-world problems…The faculty provide real-world examples of the impact of the work that we all feel so passionately about… their dedication to our success was inspiring.”

Website: https://www.montclair.edu/cehs/academics/departments/public-health/

Montclair State University