Department of
Interdisciplinary Studies

Department Faculty
Faculty Publications

    • M.S. in Health Professions Education
    • M.S. Health Care Management

    • B.S. Health Sciences  – Degree Completion Program for Health Care Professionals

    • Aging
    • Health Professions Education

    • Certified Health Care Manager

Demand is growing for practitioners and providers who can assume expanded roles in health care.

Our online Interdisciplinary Studies undergraduate and graduate programs are designed for health professionals who want to build on their skills and advance in their field. If you are considering moving into management, becoming a health professions educator, or want to work with a specialized population groups such as the aging, you will want to further explore our programs.

Our students span a wide spectrum of disciplines such as medical assisting, clinical lab science, dental hygiene, dental assisting, medicine, medical librarian, cytotechnology, medical imaging, medical records, physical therapy assistant, athletic trainer, counseling, and psychiatric rehabilitation. Whether in the U.S. or abroad, students study an inter-professional core curriculum together in a virtual environment, deepening their understanding of major health care issues in the 21st century.

Our school was the first in the nation to offer online programs for health professionals, and our advanced educational technology and distance-learning environment allow students to thrive whether they are working professionals or full-time students.

As a student in our Interdisciplinary Studies program, you’ll graduate from one of the most highly regarded AAU and Big 10 universities, with Rutgers ranked #1 nationally by College Factual as a best college for educating health professionals.

Interdisciplinary Studies Department Chair: Dr. Barbara Gladson