FAQ

Who is eligible for the program?

Applicants must be accepted or enrolled a Pharmacy School and complete a SOPHAS application.

How long does the program take?

The MPH can be completed within the same four years as pharmacy school, by taking public health courses in the summers after year one and two and taking public health online courses during the fourth year with rotations, if time allows.  You have up to five years to complete the MPH.

What is unique about the dual degree program?

You may transfer up to 14 credits of your pharmacy courses, with approval into the MPH program, saving you valuable time and tuition dollars. You may also focus the elective credits on one topic or several topics. The goal is explore your interest and design the dual degree to complement your pharmacy practice. The SPH offers courses of the following topics:

  • Food protection
  • Global health
  • Health disparities
  • Preparedness, response and recovery
  • Public health leadership
  • Public health policy
  • Public health systems
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