MD/MPH: Medicine and Public Health

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) /Master of Public Health (MPH) program prepares students to work as physicians in the public health field, enabling them to diagnose health problems and risk factors of individuals and communities.

  • May be completed in five years
  • Four years spent in the School of Medicine
  • Fourth year at Rollins (minimum of 32-35 credit hours)

Physicians who are awarded an MPH will have the ability to work in international and governmental agencies, clinics, health departments, and research centers, as well as teach at schools of public health.

Post-graduate employment examples include: 

  • Senior technical advisor, HIV/AIDS in Cambodia, CD
  • Instructor and researcher, Global Climate Change, School of Medicine, Emory University

  • Students must apply to and be accepted into each school separately in order to be eligible for a dual degree. 
  • All applications to Rollins are completed through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS). 
  • For instructions on applying to the Emory University School of Medicine, click here.
  • For instructions on applying to Rollins, click here