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Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy prepares students for both public and private sector careers, teaching and research professions, and service at all levels of government. Students are trained and employed in the areas of land use, political processes, public health, employment and social policy, human services, transportation policy and planning, housing and real estate, urban redevelopment, and regional development and planning. As a critical resource to government at every level, the school sponsors research, provides expert analysis, and educates tomorrow’s civic leaders.

At a Glance

Students: 341 (full-time and part-time)
Faculty: 103 (full-time and part-time)
Office of the Dean: Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Avenue, Downtown New Brunswick (College Avenue Campus)

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Planning and Public Policy
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Public Health
  • Master of City and Regional Planning (M.C.R.P) in Urban Planning and Policy Development
  • Master of City and Regional Studies (M.C.R.S.) in Urban Planning and Policy Development
  • Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.)
  • Master of Public Affairs and Politics (M.P.A.P.)
  • Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) (Joint with the School of Public Health)
  • Doctor of Public Health (D.P.H.) (Joint with the School of Public Health)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Awarded through the Graduate School–New Brunswick)

Features

  • The Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy offers two undergraduate majors: planning and public policy, and public health.
  • The school offers an array of professional graduate degrees, including numerous dual-degree programs that combine a planning or public health degree with a degree in another discipline, such as business, law, or medicine.
  • Host to many nationally recognized research centers, the school gives its students rich opportunities to conduct research in areas such as neighborhood revitalization, transportation, workforce development, and energy policy.
  • The school encourages students to seek global educational opportunities through Rutgers Study Abroad.
  • Explore the Bloustein School’s areas of expertise to discover the breadth and depth of the school’s activities.