The PA/MPH program combines primary health care and public health to train practitioners and leaders to care for underserved populations and at-risk communities.
(PA Program at Emory Ranked #4 by the 2012 U.S. News World Report)
Length of Program:
- May be completed in three calendar years
- Year 1 at RSPH (minimum 32 credit hours)
- Years 2 and 3 at PA Program, School of Medicine (seven semesters)
Participating RSPH Academic Departments:
- Behavioral Sciences & Health Education
- Environmental Health
- Global Environmental Health
- Global Epidemiology
- Global Health
- Health Policy & Management
Career Opportunities: PAs with an MPH will be able to manage patients in clinics, hospitals and schools, and take a lead in improving the health of communities around the world.
The MPH is added value to a dual degree graduate who plans on practicing clinically. The PA/MPH would offer an employer additional public health skills to assess the health needs of a community, develop health education programs, participate in clinical or community-based research, or join health profession training programs as teaching faculty members.
|Applying to Dual Degree Programs|
|Students must apply to and be accepted into each school separately in order to be eligible for a dual degree.
All applications to RSPH are completed in SOPHAS (Schools of Public Health Application Service): www.sophas.org.
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