Baccalaureate Programs

Urban Planning and Design, Public Policy, Public Health, Health Administration

Masters Programs

Urban Planning, Public Policy, Health Administration,
Public Informatics

Doctoral Programs

Ph.D. in
Planning and Public Policy

Career Development Resources

Advising, workshops,
career counseling,
employer engagement

Faculty and Staff Resources

Governance, Directories, Campus Resources, Business/HR Services, Communications, Facilities, Information Technology

World-class faculty. High-level professional and research staff. Dedicated support staff. Diverse and talented students. Active alumni.

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is continually striving to expand our relevance in critical areas and meet the needs of the community at large. We foster a highly-collaborative academic, scholarly and professional environment, preparing students to be the planning, policy and health leaders of tomorrow, conducting cutting-edge, policy-relevant research and scholarship, cultivating leadership in public engagement and community service, and addressing the crucial policy issues of our time.

Health @ Bloustein

The Bloustein School offers a range of teaching and research programs and initiatives related to healthy communities, health in all policies, and the upstream (social and environmental) determinants of health.



  • Virtual Employer Info Session: NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center
    April 2, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMSee Career Services email for details,

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  • MHA Career Services: Hackensack Meridian Health Information Session
    April 2, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  • MCRP Connect
    April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCheck your email for Webex information

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  • POSTPONED Trenton Policy Series Lecture: Homelessness and Medicaid in New Jersey
    April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMCommittee Room 16, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ,

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  • 5th annual Public Health Symposium “Climate Change: Science Advocacy & Action”
    April 6, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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  • POSTPONED: Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women’s Political Leadership Lecture
    April 6, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMDouglass Student Center Rutgers University–New Brunswick

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  • VIRTUAL PhD Seminar: Open Discussion
    April 7, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 1:15 PMPlease check your email for login information,

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  • Virtual Employer Info Session: WSP Lawrenceville
    April 8, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMSee Career Services email for details,

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  • Virtual Employer Info Session: New Jersey Legislature
    April 8, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMSee Career Services email for details,

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  • POSTPONED: LinkedIn Headshots
    April 9, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 6:30 PMJerome Rose Reading Room (First Floor, back hallway)

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Heldrich Center services during the COVID-19 economic and workforce crisis

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development has extensive experience from our work during and after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the Great Recession, and Superstorm Sandy. We have a deep understanding of the programs and strategies that can help people, businesses, and communities cope with and then recover from economic disasters. For the past several […]

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Many public employees cannot work from home. Towns are searching for new options.

Marc Pfeiffer, assistant director of the Local Government Research Center at Rutgers University’s Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said municipal officials need to update their understanding of computer systems as well as their software. “It’s not whether a system is ‘closed’ or not,” Pfeiffer said in an email. “A network that is connected […]

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