The Rutgers–Camden Master of Arts in Prevention Science (M.A.) is an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the most challenging programs facing communities and individuals. 

The distinctive focus of the Rutgers–Camden program – intervention, causal analysis, and statistical sophistication – will prepare graduates of the program to conduct research of the highest quality. Graduates will be equipped with the tools necessary for experimental work in international development, educational reform, healthcare, and other areas. 

The interdisciplinary nature of the Rutgers–Camden prevention science program offers a broad focus on a wide range of social problems, including issues related to health, education, business, psychology, human development, and criminal justice.

Application Requirements:

  • A transcript showing the completion of an undergraduate degree
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A statement regarding the applicant’s personal and professional goals and experience
  • A current resumé

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall 2023 deadline: March 1

*We are still reviewing and accepting applications for the Fall 2023 term. Apply by April 17th.

Program Requirements:

  • 34 credits 
  • Two-year program


Scholarships are available for master’s students.

Contact the Program Director:

Dr. Kristin August