Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/Master of Public Health
DO MPH degree
Solutions to today's health problems increasingly rely on improving knowledge and
changing behavior. To combat AIDS, heart disease, cancer, drug and alcohol abuse,
mental illness and diseases related to nutritional disorders, public and community
health officials must change people's health practices and attitudes.
Osteopathic Medicine and Public Health Dual Degree
Osteopathic physicians, trained in a tradition of caring, responsive, people-oriented
medicine, are uniquely suited for leadership in community education and public health. PCOM's
flexible curriculum allows you to complete an MPH degree program in five academic
years either through a decelerated curriculum or a dedicated academic leave to complete
public health graduate work. Two unique PCOM programs let you combine your osteopathic
education at PCOM with a MPH degree.
DO MPH Degree Programs
The Thomas Jefferson University DO MPH program is available for students on the Pennsylvania and Georgia campuses and is offered
through the Jefferson School of Population Health.
The Temple University DO MPH program involves 13 courses including two semesters of supervised field work.
Benefits of a DO mph degree
The dual osteopathic medicine and MPH degree will give you the medical and public
health background, perspective and skills to address the crucial issues health professionals
face today. Graduates with a DO/MPH degree enjoy new opportunities in community health
agencies, the public health policy field and the growing fields of occupational and