Joint PHD/MPH Degree
Effective for Fall 2010 individuals may apply for the concurrent MPH/PhD program in health education. Students will earn an MPH in Community Health Education and a PhD in Education, with a concentration in health education. Students will be selected for the program through a competitive process--because of the uniqueness of this degree only 1 or 2 students will be selected. Coursework have been carefully selected and sequenced for students to complete both degrees in a timely manner. This concurrent degree program is intended for full-time graduate students who desire to teach at the university level. Fall Admissions ONLY.
Besides the current admission criteria, students who are interested in applying to the Concurrent MPH/PhD program must have the following:
- GPA (overall 3.5) as undergraduate or 3.6 masters GPA
- Have a personal interview with faculty (on campus, video conference or telephone)
- Undergraduate degree in health education (or closely related field) and 3 years health-related work experience OR a graduate degree in health education (or closely related field) and 1 year health-related work experience
Each student will work with an advisor to select an additional 3 hours from courses within Health Education or related courses.
In addition to the Graduate School Application, you must complete the following:
- Letter of Application
- Minimum of 3 references
- Official Transcripts from all universities/colleges listed on your application form
- Curriculum Vitae