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

Emory University School of Medicine and the School of Public Health collaborate in a program granting the doctor of medicine and master of public health degrees to Emory University medical students and non-Emory medical students.

  • Emory University medical school students must first apply to the School of Medicine and will then receive special instructions on applying to Rollins.
  • Non-Emory medical school students must complete the entire SOPHAS application process.