The program requires a total of 57 credits with an overall “B” average and a research/public health practice project acceptable to both programs. The research/public health practice advisory committee will usually be composed of three members with representatives from both programs.
The Biomedical Sciences program requires 21 credits (6 credits in two 3-credit mandatory “Fundamental” courses: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology; 1 credit in seminar and 2 credits in a lab rotation; and (12 credits of) elective courses in biomedical sciences). The Public Health program requires 30 credits including 15 for core courses and 15 credits of specialization. Six credits of interdisciplinary fieldwork are also required.
A list of available courses at the GSBS or SPH can be obtained at their respective web sites. The web address for the GSBS is: http://www.umdnj.edu/gsbsnweb and the web address of the SPH is http://sph.umdnj.edu.
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