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Public Informatics (MPI and Nondegree)

  U.S. Non-U.S.
Spring 11/1 11/1
Fall 8/1 8/1
Merit-Based Aid 1/15

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Areas of Concentration

Health Informatics, Public Informatics, Urban Informatics

Program Requirements

Three letters of recommendation, resume/vitae, baccalaureate degree from a nationally accredited school/university, official transcripts from all institutions, electronic personal statement (answering questions posed), and application fee. An interview may be required.

Test Requirements

GRE general test required. GMAT substitute accepted in lieu of GRE. Applicants holding one of the following degrees are exempt from test: Ph.D. MD, or PharmD. International students must take appropriate TOEFL or IELTS unless student has received another U.S. based degree. (test requirements WAIVED for spring 2021 AND fall 2021 due to COVID-19)

Personal Statement Instructions

Why do you want to study public informatics? What are your professional goals? (500-750 words)
Why are you particularly interested in the public informatics program at Rutgers Bloustein School? (250-500 words)
Describe your professional/user experience and background in following areas: graphics, statistics and computer science. (250-500 words).