Dual & Joint Degrees

Our dual and joint degree programs provide a foundation in public health while complementing professional practice.

These degree options are for students who are presently enrolled. If you are a practicing professional looking to add and MPH to your already obtained degree, see the Executive Program in Public Health Practice.

Business Administration

Health Care Administration – MHA/MBA
Earn your Master of Health care Administration (MHA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) through this program, offered by the School of Public Health and the Carlson School of Management.

Dentistry

Public Health Dentistry – MPH/DDS
Pair your DDS with a MPH and learn how to shape a dental practice that serves the whole community.

Law

Public Health  Practice – JD/MPH
The Public Health Practice major allows you to gain a understanding of public health issues and interventions.

Public Health Administration and Policy – MPH/JD
PHAP identifies policy effects on public health.
Contact the program coordinator, Andy Le (lexx0122@umn.edu, 612-625-7096), for more information.

Health Care Administration – MHA/JD
The Master of Health care Administration (MHA) program offers training in health organization leadership.

Community Health Promotion – MPH/JD
Community Health Promotion aims to improve the health of communities.
Contact the CHP program coordinator, Kathryn Schwartz-Eckhardt (epichstu@umn.edu, 612-626-8802), for more information.

Environmental Health – MPH/JD, MS/JD, PhD/JD
Environmental Health identifies how the world around us affects health.
Contact the Environmental Health coordinator, Khosi Nkosi (enhsss@umn.edu, 612-625-0622), for more information.

Epidemiology – MPH/JD
Epidemiology studies that patterns, causes, and effects of population health.
Contact the Epidemiology program coordinator, Shelley Cooksey (epichstu@umn.edu, 612-626-8802), for more information.

Health Services Research, Policy & Administration – MS/JD, PhD/JD
HSRPA identifies the effects of leadership and policy on health interventions.
Contact the program coordinator, Maureen Andrew (andre031@umn.edu, 612-624-9432), for more information.

Maternal and Child Health – MPH/JD
Maternal and Child Health focuses on the health and care of mothers, children, and families.
Contact the MCH program coordinator, Kathryn Schwartz-Eckhardt (epichstu@umn.edu, 612-626-8802), for more information.

Nursing

Public Health Nursing Practice DNP/MPH
The DNP/MPH dual degree program allows DNP students to bridge between nursing and public health.

Medicine

Public Health Practice – MPH/MD
The Public Health Practice major allows you to gain a understanding of public health issues and interventions.

Epidemiology – PhD/MD
Epidemiology studies that patterns, causes, and effects of population health.
Contact the program coordinator, Andrea Kish (epichstu@umn.edu, 612-626-8802), for more information.

Health Services Research, Policy & Administration – PhD/MD
HSRPA identifies the effects of leadership and policy on health interventions.
Contact the program coordinator, Maureen Andrew (andre031@umn.edu, 612-624-9432), for more information.

Pharmacy

Public Health Practice  – PharmD/MPH
Pair your Pharmacy degree with an MPH to learn about disease prevention interventions, population management, and patient education.

Public Policy

Public Health Practice (Public Health Policy) – MPP/MPH and (Public Health Urban and Regional Planning) – MURP/MPH
These hybrid MPHs allow you to design the MPH degree to complement your interest, practice and goals by choosing from a wide range of electives courses, project and internships/field experience.

Social Work

Community Health Education – MPH/MSW
Community Health Promotion aims to improve the health of communities.
Contact the program coordinator, Kathryn Schwartz-Eckhardt (epichstu@umn.edu, 612-626-8802), for more information.

Maternal and Child Health – MPH/MSW
Maternal and Child Health focuses on the health and care of mothers, children, and families.
Contact the program coordinator, Kathryn Schwartz-Eckhardt (epichstu@umn.edu, 612-626-8802), for more information.

Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Public Health – DVM/MPH
Pair your DVM with an MPH to work at the interface of human wellness and animal health.