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MBA/MPH

OVERVIEW

The UIC College of Business Administration and the School of Public Health offer a joint degree program leading to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the Master of Public Health (MPH). The joint MBA/MPH program is designed for baccalaureate-prepared students who are seeking health care and business preparation for health care executive positions in government, hospital systems, long-term care, health maintenance organizations, planning/regulatory bodies, and consulting.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MPH portion of the degree, students should visit the Admissions page for the specific SPH Degree program that they will be applying to. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the MBA portion of the degree, please contact the MBA program directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Community Health Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy and Administration
  • Biostatistics

MS Nursing/MPH

OVERVIEW

The UIC College of Nursing and the School of Public Health offer a joint degree program leading to the Master of Science (MS) in Nursing with specialization in public health nursing and the Master of Public Health (MPH) with specialization in community health.

The program is designed for registered nurses seeking an advanced nursing degree and public health experience to prepare them for high-level administrative, consulting, and leadership positions in the public health field. Nurses who complete the joint degree program will be well prepared to take leadership positions in a variety of settings and programs that are community based or population focused. The joint degree program helps nurses to integrate clinical knowledge and administrative expertise with public health practice to improve the delivery of health services in a variety of settings.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MPH portion of the degree, students should visit the CHS MPH Admissions page. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the MSN portion of the degree, please contact the MSN program directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Community Health Sciences

JD/MPH

OVERVIEW

The UIC School of Public Health and the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology offer a coordinated program leading to the Juris Doctor (JD) and the Master of Public Health (MPH). The coordinated program is designed to provide students with a core understanding of the ways in which law and public health work together, to enhance the educational value of each degree by coordinating respective curricula; and to help develop a well-trained group of professionals capable of addressing issues at the intersection of public health, medicine, and law.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for this coordinated degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MPH portion of the degree, students should visit the HPA MPH Admissions page. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the JD portion of the degree, please contact the Kent College of Law directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Health Policy and Administration

DVM/MPH

OVERVIEW

The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the UIC School of Public Health offer a joint degree program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees through the Epidemiology Division.

Veterinarians have played a historically long and essential role in protecting the public's health as many human diseases have animal vectors and animals frequently serve as sentinels signaling environmental degradation and human disease potential. Veterinary students in the combined degree will acquire epidemiologic and statistical concepts enabling them to understand population-based health phenomena and principles of community and environmental health which bear on the health of the population. More advanced public health courses in epidemiology will strengthen the student's veterinary training.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MPH portion of the degree, students should visit the EPI MPH Admissions page. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the DVM portion of the degree, please contact the UIUC DVM program directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Epidemiology

MD/MPH

OVERVIEW

The UIC College of Medicine and the UIC School of Public Health offer a joint degree program leading to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees. Joint degree students are admitted simultaneously and may begin their public health course work during the summer before their M1 year. Concurrent public health course work during the M1 through M3 years is discouraged.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MPH portion of the degree, students should visit the Admissions page for the SPH program that they will be applying to. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the MD portion of the degree, please contact the College of Medicine directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Health Policy and Administration
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
  • Community Health Sciences
  • BIostatistics

MD/MS CTS

OVERVIEW

The UIC College of Medicine and UIC School of Public Health's Health and Policy Administration Division offer a joint degree program leading to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science (MS CTS). The program is designed to prepare medical school graduates with the skills required to combine their clinical knowledge with the knowledge and skills needed for careers as researchers in the clinical and translational sciences.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MS portion of the degree, students should visit the HPA MS CTS Admissions page. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the MD portion of the degree, please contact the College of Medicine directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Health Policy and Administration

PharmD/MS CTS

OVERVIEW

The UIC College of Pharmacy and UIC School of Public Health's Health and Policy Administration Division offer a joint degree program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science (MS CTS). The program is designed to prepare pharmacy school graduates with the skills required to combine their clinical knowledge with the knowledge and skills needed for careers as researchers in the clinical and translational sciences.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MPH portion of the degree, students should visit the HPA MS CTS Admissions page. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the PharmD portion of the degree, please contact the College of Pharmacy directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Health Policy and Administration

DMD/MS CTS

OVERVIEW

The UIC College of Dentistry and UIC School of Public Health's Health and Policy Administration Division offer a joint degree program leading to the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science (MS CTS). The program is designed to prepare dental school graduates with the skills required to combine their clinical knowledge with the knowledge and skills needed for careers as researchers in the clinical and translational sciences. Graduates will be eligible for further training in specialty programs and will be able to advance successfully to tenure-track positions in dental schools that require research for promotion.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the MPH portion of the degree, students should visit the HPA MS CTS Admissions page. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the DMD portion of the degree, please contact the College of Dentistry directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Health Policy and Administration

MD/PHD

OVERVIEW

The UIC School of Public Health collaborates with the UIC College of Medicine to offer a joint degree program leading to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees through the UIC Medical Scientist Training Program. The MD/PhD program in epidemiology and/or biostatistics provides an extended period of study in the etiologic and methodologic approaches of population-based health research in concert with a complete medical school education.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

  • Students must apply and be admitted into both programs separately to be eligible for a joint degree. The policies of each program with respect to admissions requirements, degree requirements, and other academic requirements are applicable.
  • To apply for the PhD portion of the degree, students should visit the EPI-BIO PhD Admissions page. All applications are done through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at sieglaff@uic.edu or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the MD portion of the degree, please contact the College of Medicine directly.

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

Concentrations

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology

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