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Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters in Public Health

As the US and global populations increase and as diseases and therapies evolve, the need for leadership in health and wellness and healthcare institutions has grown. It is imperative that healthcare professionals seek to enhance community welfare and resolve complex health issues through advanced education, research, and service if we are to improve the well-being of communities in the United States and abroad. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy and The University of Memphis School of Public Health have established a dual degree program that allows students to jointly earn the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a Masters of Public Health (MPH).

Masters in Public Health:

  • Courses offered by the University of Memphis School of Public Health
  • Core courses are available online
  • Option to concentrate in one of 5 core areas (some core areas with face-to-face coursework)
  • 42 credit program (8 credits can be applied to the elective requirement of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and 15 credits from UTHSC COP can apply to the 18 elective credits for the MPH)
  • Requirements:
    • Completion of 1 year of the Doctor of Pharmacy Program
    • GPA 3.0 or higher

Last Published: Nov 7, 2017