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Environment & Public Health Course Content & Format

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ura Join the Hot Field of Environmental Health The EPH course includes eight separate modules covering a wide

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Experiment Station Life’s too short to take just any job. And right now, the field of range of topics in environmental health and management including:
environmental health needs people that want to make a difference

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of public health in topics ranging from bioterrorism to West Nile
lives and protect New Jersey’s residents and environment, then

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virus to risk communication, plus public health administration
join the next generation of environmental health. The Environment
Fees for Rutgers undergraduate public health majors ONLY:

topics related to the management and structure of health

and Public Health (EPH) summer course will get you there. To

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land a job, you need broad technical skills in areas ranging from
Public Health Sanitation: food safety and inspection techniques,
epidemiological investigation to environmental inspection to
and new topics on food security, as well as veterinary public health,

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pool chemistry, youth camps and bathing facilities.

Continuing Education Registration Fees:

$2,995 On or before May 13, 2011


license. This seven-week course and accompanying 200-hour

June 6 - July 22, 2011 EP0502AA11

Epidemiology: communicable disease and outbreak investigations.

(five-week) internship provides the expertise and experience you
Environment and Public Health

This is a core skill for bioterrorism and pandemic flu preparedness.

$3,145 After May 13, 2011

need and helps prepare you for the REHS licensing exam.
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Public Health Microbiology: microbes and the symptoms,

$ 200 Materials fee
$40 Application Fee

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transmission and prevention of the diseases they cause.

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REHS: The Credential You Need in Environmental Health Water and Wastewater: stream pollution investigation and water
Graduates of the EPH program and field training are eligible treatment systems, including a brief chemistry review to bring all
to take the New Jersey licensing exam to become Registered
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students up to speed.
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Environmental Health Specialists (REHS). In New Jersey, an Environmental and Public Health Law: case preparation and
REHS acts as the front-line investigator for many of the state’s court trial simulation.
public health and environmental regulations. REHS work as Soils, Septics and the Environment: soil logs and septic system
health inspectors, environmental compliance managers and design.
environmental consultants in both the public and private sectors. Environmental Pollution: hazardous materials and pollution
NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education

EPH graduates are working around the state, country and world

control strategies for air and water.

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on global and local issues including:

102 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519


Get Real-world Experience to Match Your Education

June 6 - July 22, 2011
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

* Developing bioterrorism preparedness plans After the 7-week classroom session concludes, we’ll place you in
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a 200-hour internship to further develop the skills that employers

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* Scouting for early signs of disease outbreaks and food poisoning


* Detection and monitoring of West Nile virus value. You’ll gain a wide range of on-the-job skills including:
7 weeks in the classroom + * Computerized mapping of rabies and Lyme disease outbreaks * Inspecting wholesale and retail food establishments

* Investigating environmental carcinogens for The World Health * Monitoring streams, lakes and groundwater
5 weeks in the field = Organization * Investigating air and noise pollution
* Investigating reports of disease outbreaks
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A life-changing experience * Investigating “Cancer Clusters” in New Jersey

* Conducting epidemiological investigations
* Organizing and leading regional watershed planning efforts
* Addressing public health concerns such as mosquito spraying
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What Graduates Say About EPH Faculty Coordinators Getting Started & Class Logistics Application Deadline
Applications must be received by May 13 to be considered for the
Course Prerequisites 2011 course. After May 13, you are still invited to apply, and we
“Although I am a veteran student with 3 degrees under my belt, EPH was, Vincent Agovino
by far, the most challenging and rewarding educational program I’ve expe- will consider your application on a space-available basis.
Environmental Consultant/Licensed Health Officer EPH applicants must have:
rienced. I expect to have a long & fruitful career in environmental health.” Questions? Contact us: 732-932-9271 or
Frank McAllen, REHS, Sr. Env. Specialist, Disease Strategies, EPH ‘08 Richard Dewling * 32 credits in biological, physical, chemical or environmental
Principal, Dewling Associates, Inc. (Former Commissioner, NJ-DEP) sciences (with one lab course; no grades below a C accepted) Time & Location
“EPH provided an intense and positive learning environment. My time * a minimum of 90 credits overall
William Manley EPH meets from 8:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday for seven weeks
and money spent on this course was a wise investment.”
Virginia Wheatley, MPH, REHS, NJDHSS, EPH ‘05 Coordinator, Retail Food Project, Food and Milk Program, NJDHSS on the Cook Campus in New Brunswick. The course is followed by
Courses in biology and chemistry are strongly recommended. If a full-time 200-hour (approximately five weeks) internship at a NJ
“If you’re looking for a second career, you might go back to graduate Joseph Mikulka you lack 32 science credits, it may be possible to register for up to health department (placement is provided by Rutgers).
school and spend significant time doing it. Alternatively, EPH was a great, Senior Project Manager, Cerenzio & Panaro Engineers nine (9) science credits earned by completing EPH plus additional
quick class that opened the door to a lifetime career.” (former Bureau Chief, NJ-DEP Water Compliance & Enforcement) course work. Additional fees, payable to Rutgers Summer Session, Course Fees
Tom Felcetto, REHS, Middlesex County Health Dept, EPH ‘06 Donald Schaffner, Ph.D. will apply. Please contact us if you are interested in this option. The non-refundable application fee is $40. The registration fee is
“It was unique to have so many experts teach in an intimate setting. I left Extension Specialist in Food Science, Rutgers Cooperative Extension In order to sit for the state REHS Licensing Exam you must have $2,995 if received on or before May 13, 2011. After that date, the
with a network of specialists only a call or email away. Was it worth the time George Van Orden, Ph.D. your Bachelors Degree and successfully complete the EPH program registration fee is $3,145. The fee includes two large binders of
& money? You bet. I successfully made a career change because of EPH!” Health Officer, Hanover Township Health Department or equivalent courses at the college level. Our office helps EPH course materials that summarize class presentations and will serve
Marianne Feeney, REHS, Franklin Twp Health Dept, EPH ‘07 graduates with the application process for the NJ REHS exam. as a reference for regulatory, technical and managerial information
“EPH exceeded all of my expectations. Having a course come with an Here’s what students say about EPH speakers: useful in the field for years to come.
internship and guidance for state licensure was amazing. I couldn’t have Get Started - Apply Now!
gotten experience like this anywhere else. It was nice to go out, at the George Van Orden, Epidemiology Send us your unofficial transcript using our risk-free on-line Job Referral Network and Resume Writing
end of class, and put what I just learned right to use.” “Inspiring with his depth of knowledge and caring for the class. application (found here: or send it by Our office maintains contact with thousands of professionals and
Nickolas DeStefano-Blum, EPH ‘10 Truly a remarkable, but humble, man. A great role model.” e-mail, fax or mail (include your name, phone & email address). hundreds of organizations in the environmental and public health
“EPH gives you a really intense experience where you make or break it. If “An excellent teacher...I truly appreciated being his student!” If you qualify for the course, the next step is to send a completed fields who notify us of job openings throughout the year. EPH
you’re interested in literally making the world a better place, the class is EPH Registration Form (we will provide) along with your official registrants have access to this informal job information network.
absolutely necessary and absolutely fantastic!” Joe Mikulka, Environmental Enforcement transcript and the $40 non-refundable application fee. Interested participants will also learn how to improve their resume
Emily Carey, REHS, Rutgers Public Health Continuing Education, EPH ‘08 “Great lecturer. Full of practical information. This was great!”
“Taking the course during my unemployment definitely had a positive - THREE CONVENIENT WAYS TO REGISTER - - PAYMENT / REFUND / FEE INFORMATION -
Dick Dewling, Water and Wastewater Treatment
influence on how my unemployment was perceived by my employer dur- “Another excellent teacher. Engaging and entertaining. I really have Once your application is approved, you have 3 ways to register: Payment Policy - All students must have prearranged for payment to be admitted to the
ing the interview process. I really enjoyed the course and found it a great class (purchase order, check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express or money order).
learned a great deal from him.”
value!” Phone: 732.932.9271, M-F 8am - 4:30pm. Please have your Visa, Mastercard Refunds - You may withdraw from this course with a full refund (minus the $40
“Dick is the best...easy to understand and fun to listen to.” or AMEX number ready. application fee) provided our office is notified at least five (5) full working days prior to
Laura DePinto, REHS, QC Manager, Firmenich Flavors, EPH ‘09
the start of the course. Beyond that time, registrants may be responsible for the full fee.

“I felt totally prepared for the REHS exam and field work. I was offered a Bill Manley, Investigation and Inspection Techniques  Fax: 732.932.8726, 24 Hours. Please send an EPH Registration Form & include
credit card information or copy of your check, money order or purchase order. Substitutions are permitted.

“Great to have professionals like this give lectures.” Fees - Your registration fees cover any meals provided on the first and last day of class
position immediately. This class was worth the time, energy & money!” Mail: Send your EPH Registration Form to: Registration Desk, NJAES Office of
as well as two binders of course materials. Students are responsible for buying required
Continuing Professional Education, Rutgers University, 102 Ryders Lane, New
Rachel Dornish, REHS, Camden County Health Dept, EPH ‘07 Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519. Make check payable to: Rutgers University
and/or recommended textbooks on their own. The Reading List for 2011 will be
Read more online: provided in your Welcome packet.

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