Transferring Credits

Bachelor of Science in Public Health at Rutgers-Mercer County Community College

This advising guide is designed for Prospective Transfer Students from Mercer County Community College.  Please contact our office directly for advising guides from other NJ Community Colleges.

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Science Public Health program at Rutgers-Mercer, completion of the following Mercer County Community College courses are required before enrollment:

  • BIO103 and BIO104 – Anatomy and Physiology I & II (required)
  • CHE107 – General and Physiological Chemistry (required)
  • MAT125 – Elementary Statistics I (required)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an Associate Degree program.  The recommended associate’s degree program at Mercer is the AS in Public Health.  Completion of an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or an Associate in Science (A.S.) is strongly recommended.

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in.  Students must complete a minimum of 30 credits at Rutgers to earn a Rutgers degree.

It is strongly recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Mercer Advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Public Health degree at Rutgers-Mercer are a combination of courses taught in-person at the Mercer West Windsor campus and online.  Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online and hybrid courses.

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