Public Health Dentistry MPH

A public health dentistry dual degree gives students the opportunity to combine dentistry with public health studies. In the process, you’ll learn how to shape a dental practice that serves the whole community.

This program will prepare you to:

  • Understand, assess, and manage population health in a variety of settings
  • Apply population-based science to your dental practice
  • Improve effectiveness and opportunities in your current work and career path

The MPH Public Health Dentistry (DDS/MPH) dual degree program is designed for students who are applying to or enrolled in an accredited dental school at any college and university in the country.

If you are a practice dentist, please consider the Executive Program in Public Health Program.

Application Deadlines

  • April 1 for
    Summer Term Admission
  • Extended to May 1 for June, 11, 2018 Summer term
  • August 1 for
    Fall Term Admission
  • December 1 for
    Spring Term Admission

The practice of dentistry allows us to influence our patients. Understanding public health allows us to improve oral health on a much larger scale.
–Judy Gundersen, DDS/MPH 2013

Contact Us

Major Coordinators
Kate Hanson
612/626-7953
hanso041@umn.edu

Katy Korchik
korc0004@umn.edu
php@umn.edu

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