JD/MPH Dual Degree Program

The UIC School of Public Health is not currently accepting applications for the JD/MPH as of Fall 2019.  Applications will re-open in the future.

Lawyers who have a background in public health are more marketable in the field of health law and policy than their counterparts without a health background. And the dual degree expands the variety of career options. Some graduates pursue traditional careers as attorneys at law firms or companies specializing in health care law or related public health specializations such as environmental control or health services delivery. Others work as legal or health care policy advisors for hospitals, governments or health care organizations. And still others pursue a more advocacy-oriented role helping local citizens organize for policy changes to improve the health of their communities.

The joint JD/MPH degree can be pursued through enrollment in the MPH in Health Policy and Administration degree.

Joint Degree Contacts

Degree Requirements

The following requirements pertain to students dual enrolled at the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent College of Law.  In the future, the JD/MPH will offer coursework through the UIC John Marshall Law School.  While admissions are not open at this time, students considering admission in the future should note that degree requirements for future admissions to the joint JD/MPH degree are subject to change.

Learn more about the MPH in Health Policy and Administration