MD-MPH Dual Degree Program

The MD-MPH degree requires five years of education. Medical students will complete MPH after the first three years of medical school curriculum and then complete the rest of the medical curriculum.

Please note

While you are in the School of Public Health your financial aid award will be decreased due to the decreased tuition charges. For further information please contact the Financial Aid Department.



Fall Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 1
  • Medicine and Society
  • Fundamentals 1: Molecules, Cells and Molecular Genetics
  • Fundamentals 2: Metabolism, Human Genetics and Pharmacology
  • Gross Human Anatomy

Spring Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 1
  • Host Defenses and Hematology
  • Integrated Study of the Gastrointestinal System
  • Integrated Study of the Urinary Tract and Renal System
  • Integrated Study of the Musculoskeletal System and Integument


Fall Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 2
  • Human Cardiovascular System
  • Lung and Respiration
  • Neuroscience and Behavior 1

Spring Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 2
  • Neuroscience and Behavior 2
  • Endocrine, Reproductive Systems and Life Cycle
  • USMLE Step 1 Dedicated Study


Fall & Spring Semesters (MD)

  • 8 weeks each of Medicine and Surgery
  • 6 weeks each of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry and Family Medicine
  • 2 electives (4 weeks each)
  • Core Topics
  • Dilemmas in Clinical Medicine


  • Devoted to the MPH curriculum schedule


Fall Semester (MD)

  • Basic Neurology*
  • Advanced Clerkship in Medicine
  • 3-5 MD electives (4 weeks each) - dependent on MPH tracks
  • Transition to Residency

*If taken as elective during third year, additional elective must be taken.

Spring Semester (MPH)

  • Field Training
  • Integrative Project
  • Electives**

** Any remaining concentration area courses in the MPH program.

Questions about the MD/MPH program?


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Sherene Milizia


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