Starting in Fall 2019, incoming medical students at UTMB have the opportunity to enroll in a dual-degree program that allows students earn both the MD and the Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees in four years.
The program is made possible through shared credits between the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. In addition to the medical school curriculum, students take courses in the following:
- Prevention Science
- Quantitative & Qualitative Methods
- Health Systems Science
- Ecological Approaches to Health
- Public Health Professionalism & Leadership
- Public Health Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation
- Evidence-Based Practice
Click here for an overview of the 4-year MD/MPH curriculum.
TO APPLY: Applicants interested in the 4-year MD/MPH program are required to complete a short REDCap application that can be found here. This form requires demographic information, public health experience, and a personal statement that describes your interest in public health and how the MPH fits into your career goals. The Admissions Committee for the program looks at this information along with the TMDSAS application to make their admissions decisions.