Joint / Dual MPH Degrees

Joint MPH degrees, also known as Dual MPH degrees, are becoming increasingly common in the graduate public health area. Colleges and universities nationwide offer another Masters-level degree in conjunction with the Master of Public Health (MPH). Some of the more common Dual MPH programs include: MHA (Master of Health Administration), MPA (Master of Public Administration), and the MBA (Master of Business Administration), but there are many options.
Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

The online Master of Public Health (MPH) program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (MPH @ GW) prepares public health professionals to make a difference in communities around the world, helping students succeed in advancing the health of populations locally and globally. Complete your MPH in 12 months. GRE waivers available. Click here for admissions information.

UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health, top-ranked on U.S. News' most recent list in 2015, offers an online Master of Public Health program, MPH @ UNC.
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Simmons' online Master of Public Health program, MPH @ Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. You'll learn core public health methodology, leadership, and advocacy skills needed to improve population health equity. No GRE required.

What is the Online MPH in Dual/Joint MPH

Public health degrees are a popular choice for students that are interested in pursuing careers in the public domain. Since public health has such a far reach in today's society, there has been an integration of dual/joint MPH programs that can include degree programs from other discipline. Joint programs are a great choice for students that are interested in pursuing leadership positions in the field of public health and beyond.

An interesting aspect of online dual/joint MPH programs is that they can consist of combinations of many different degrees. Take a look below at some of the potential degree combinations available to students within these programs.

  • MBA/MPH: This joint program can result in the completion of both the MPH and MBA through traditional studies. Students that have a business-oriented direction with their future may choose this program in order to become a part of careers that are focused on healthcare or entrepreneurship.
  • MSW/MPH: Students that are interested in the field of social work may also have the opportunity to indulge in dual/joint degree programs. This program in particular helps students blend their knowledge of public health with the required course work for licensed social workers. This program can result in licensure in the field of social work.
  • MSN/MPH: Nurses at the BSN level that are looking to expand their resume can also take part in dual/joint MPH programs. The MSN/MPH can provide students with both degrees, which can open up opportunities in both the healthcare field and leadership. This program is also a great option for individuals that want to play a role in the development of effective nursing programs and policies.

Regardless of which program you pick, choosing an online dual/joint MPH program can help extend your knowledge of public health and your chosen field and potentially open you up to more career opportunities after graduation. Each of these programs has differing completion times, but the average timeframe for completion of these dual/joint programs is 2 - 3 years.

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

3 Online MPH Programs

  • Benedictine University: The online MBA/MPH dual degree program at Benedictine University provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge within the field of Business and Public Health. The curriculum for this program involves dual concepts that can train students into knowledgeable public health business officials. This program can take 2 to 3 years to complete for most students.
  • Temple University: This university offers students the option of pursuing their MPH alongside other relevant distinctions in Law, Social Work, Business, and Medicine. Each of these programs have different time frame, since some of the joint programs offer doctorate degrees alongside the MPH. Students that are interested in pursuing a joint MPH can choose secondary degree programs based on their interests and prerequisites.
  • The University of Alabama: The University of Alabama currently offers a dual MPH/MSW degree program for students that are interested in pursuing a public health career associated with social work. This degree program awards both degrees to students that complete the program, and can be completed within 2 to 3 years.

What You Can Do with an MPH in Dual/Joint MPH

When determining what route to take in terms of a career, you should consider the type of dual/joint program you are choosing. There are numerous career options that can encompass the expertise of dual/joint MPH earners in different public health settings. Take a look below at some of the career options available to online dual/joint MPH degree holders in different disciplines.

  • Business: This field is most popular for earners of the MBA/MPH program, but it can be entered through the completion of many different dual/joint programs. As a business professional, you can be a part of large or small organizations that are providing a service to the public. Organizations in the business world are often concerned with the effect of their products on the public, as well as the effects of working environments on their own employees.
  • Social Work: Social work and public health are 2 fields that can be considered intertwined within society. Public health professionals can work for state and local agencies that provide assistance to the public. In order to be an effective part of the public domain, some students determine that they would benefit more effectively with a degree and licensure in social work. Having licensure as a social worker alongside a degree in public health can help you pursue endeavors that are related to public service.
  • Nursing: The online MSN/MPH program is a great combination program for current nurses that want to have more than just the standard nursing position. Although graduates of this program can be licensed and work as registered nurses, they can also pursue leadership positions in the healthcare field or even play a part in healthcare research.
  • Medicine/Dentistry: On the other side of the spectrum, higher level graduate degree programs can also include the public health component for interested students. Physicians and dentists can take part in online dual/joint programs that can help them move further in their career and potentially have more influence within their specialties. If you are already thinking of pursuing doctoral level education, this could be a good option for you.
  • Government: The U.S. Government has a direct effect on public health programs and their application in the public sector. Graduates that have dual/joint MPH degrees can provide more expertise, which can be effective in positions that have many responsibilities at the government level. Positions for the government can include policy development and implementation, policy analysis, and even community improvement programs.

Top Public Health Salaries / Careers for the MPH in Dual/Joint MPH

All CEPH Accredited Programs

See below for the list of MPH programs that are CEPH accredited.
Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Arcadia University
  • MPH-DPT Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MACP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MMS Joint / Dual Program
Boston University
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
Brown University
  • MPH-AB Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Case Western Reserve University
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DMD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSN Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSSA Joint / Dual Program
Central New York MPH Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Claremont Graduate University
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
CUNY School of Public Health
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
Drexel University
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MS-BS Joint / Dual Program
East Carolina University
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Florida State University
  • MPH-MSPA Joint / Dual Program
Georgia State University
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
Harvard University
  • MPH-DDS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DMD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MS-SM Joint / Dual Program
  • SM-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • SM-SM Joint / Dual Program
Hofstra University
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
  • MHA-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MHA-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DDS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MHA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
Kansas State University
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Meharry Medical College
  • MSPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine
  • MPH-DPM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
New York University
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DDS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Northwestern University
  • MPH-DPT Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
Ohio State University
  • MHA-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MHA-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MHA-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MHA-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
Oregon State University
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DMD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DO Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PsyD Joint / Dual Program
San Diego State University
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
St. George's University
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Stony Brook University - SUNY
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DDS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MAPP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
SUNY - Downstate Medical Center
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Thomas Jefferson University
  • MPH-DO Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
Touro University - California
  • MPH-DO Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSPAS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
Tufts University School of Medicine
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DMD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PA Joint / Dual Program
University at Buffalo - SUNY
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
  • PhD-MD Joint / Dual Program
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MACS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
University of California, Los Angeles
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MURP Joint / Dual Program
University of Connecticut
  • MPH-DMD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSN Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
University of Georgia
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
University of Hawaii
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MUP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
University of Kentucky
  • MHA-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MHA-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MHA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
University of Louisville
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MS-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MSc-MD Joint / Dual Program
University of Maryland at Baltimore
  • MPH-DDS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
University of Memphis
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
University of Miami
  • MD-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MAIA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
University of Michigan
  • MHSA-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MHSA-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MHSA-MPP Joint / Dual Program
  • MHSA-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MNA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MS-PhD Joint / Dual Program
University of New Mexico
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSN Joint / Dual Program
University of Oklahoma
  • MHA-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MS-BS Joint / Dual Program
University of Pennsylvania
  • MPH-DMD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBE Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSCE Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSN Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
University of Pittsburgh
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MID Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPIA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • PhD-MD Joint / Dual Program
University of Rochester
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
University of Southern Mississippi
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
University of Tennessee
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MGPS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSN Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
University of Utah
  • MPH-DNP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MHA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPP Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
University of Virginia
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPP Joint / Dual Program
University of Washington
  • MHA-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MHA-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MHA-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MAIS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MHA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MN Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • MS-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MS-PhD Joint / Dual Program
  • PhD-MD Joint / Dual Program
University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • MPH-DPT Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MPAS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
Vanderbilt University
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-Med Joint / Dual Program
Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PharmD Joint / Dual Program
Virginia Tech
  • MPH-DVM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Washington University in St. Louis
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSOT Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSW Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-PhD Joint / Dual Program
Wayne State University
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Wright State University
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
Yale University
  • MPH-BA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-BS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-JD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MBA Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MD Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MDiv Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MEM Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MFS Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MMSc Joint / Dual Program
  • MPH-MSN Joint / Dual Program