Start Your Career in Public Health or Earn NJ Public Health CEs to Maintain Your REHS or Health Officer License
To succeed in the field of public health, you need diverse skills in areas ranging from food safety to soil science to emergency communications. Whether you are looking to become a New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS), or you already hold a Health Officer or REHS license and need continuing education contact hours, Rutgers has the training you need.
Apply for our Environment and Public Health (EPH) Program to begin your career in public health!
Already an HO or REHS? Earn the NJ Public Health CEs you need to maintain your license at our continuing education courses.
Online and classroom-based training options are available to meet a variety of learning styles and scheduling needs.
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Environment and Public Health (EPH) Program
Environment and Public Health (EPH) is an 8-week course followed by a 200-hour unpaid field training internship offered every summer by Rutgers OCPE.
Topics covered in the course include epidemiology, water/wastewater, environmental pollution, environmental sanitation, food safety, soils/septics, public health microbiology, and more.
This program provides the expertise and hands-on experience you need to start your public health career, and qualifies you to apply to take the NJ Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Licensing Exam.
Earn NJ Public Health CEs to Maintain Your HO or REHS License
Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).
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