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Concurrent Master’s Degrees

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Program Overview


A Master of Public Health (MPH) can be a useful addition to many other academic programs offered through the University of Florida. Since public health activities are carried out through numerous public entities and private firms, an MPH degree can serve many careers very well. The University of Florida provides a framework for an individual in any master’s program to develop a concurrent degree program with the MPH. These concurrent master’s programs are developed on an individual basis and must have the written approval of the representative of each academic unit involved and the dean of the Graduate School. Whenever appropriate, the MPH program will work enthusiastically with individual students to develop these collaborative degree programs.

Below are some examples of concurrent MPH programs:

  • MPH/MA
  • MPH/MS

Click here to view the various graduate programs offered through the University of Florida Graduate School.

Graduation Requirements


All students in collaborative MPH programs must meet graduation requirements of the MPH. Nine credits of coursework from one degree may be applied, with Graduate School approval, toward meeting the requirements of the second degree. The forms required for approval of the concurrent program and petition for acceptance of nine credits of coursework in a second master’s program may be found at http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/media/graduate-school/pdf-files/concurrent-degree-program-form.pdf

Click here to view the graduation requirements for the MPH program.

Admission Criteria and Process


Click here to view the admissions criteria for the Master of Public Health program.

Click here to view the admissions criteria for graduate program through the UF Graduate School.

Students should feel free to contact Telisha Martin (martints@phhp.ufl.edu) if they have questions regarding the public health concurrent degrees (352-273-6443).