Dual Degrees

The Rollins School of Public Health offers dual-degree programs in collaboration with the Goizueta Business School, Emory School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and Emory University School of Law. Students must apply to and be accepted into each school separately in order to be eligible for a dual degree.

Students in the dual-degree program are required to enroll in Rollins for no fewer than 30-32 hours, depending on the requirements of the degree program. Detailed descriptions of each program are available on request from the school. Dual degree students should note that they will be required to pay tuition in an amount equivalent to the cost of 30 credit hours (the cost of the master of public health portion of the degree). 

Students in the Master of Business Administration (MBA)/MPH program gain the skills and knowledge to effectively lead and manage public health systems and programs, as well as advise on health policy issues.

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The Doctor of Medicine (MD)/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.

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The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)/MPH program combines clinical nursing skills with public health knowledge to help future nurses assume leadership roles as they deliver care to at-risk individuals and communities.

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Students in the Juris Doctor (JD)/MPH program learn to advocate and create public health program and policies, as well as develop expertise in public health related legal issues.

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The Physician Assistant (PA)/MPH program combines primary health care and public health to train practitioners and leaders to care for underserved populations and at-risk communities.

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Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)/MPH program will learn to be strong leaders in preventative health care, as well as effective therapists following a public health crisis.

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The combination master's programs in theology and public health prepares students to use a theological foundation when working in the field of public health.

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These combined master’s programs prepare students to use a theological foundation when working in the public health field. 

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Students in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)/MPH program apply separately to both the Rollins School of Public Health and Laney Graduate School.

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Students earning their Master of Arts (MA) bioethics and MPH develop knowledge relating to the ethical and social challenges facing public health.

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Students in the MPH/Juris Master (JM) program develop legal grounding relevant to the field of public health.

Students in good standing at any fully-accredited U.S. university's graduate school or professional school (school of social work, etc.) can enter the program. Students may attend Rollins at any time prior to completion of their program studies and the receipt of their degree.

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