Public Health (MPH)​​, Combined Bachelor's + Master's Degree

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DePaul Undergraduate Degree + Public Health (MPH)

Students completing any undergraduate degree at DePaul are eligible to apply for the bachelor's + Master of Public Health in their Junior year if they meet the following criteria:
  • They have achieved Junior status;
  • They have completed at least 88.0 credit hours of their undergraduate degree;
  • They have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

If accepted to the bachelor's + Master of Public Health, in their senior year, the student will take the following courses:

Plan of Study Grid
Senior Year
Fall QuarterHours
MPH 501 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH 4
Winter Quarter
MPH 511 HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR THEORY 4
Spring Quarter
Select one of the following: 4
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND GRANT WRITING (Community Health Practice Concentration)  
SOCIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY (Social Epidemiology Concentration)  

​These three courses will serve as electives in an undergraduate program, unless the student's undergraduate advisor makes an exception and allows them to apply to a declared major or minor.

The combined degree program allows three graduate-level courses (12 credit hours) to count towards both the undergraduate degree and the graduate degree. The student will be awarded their Bachelor's degree upon the completion of their undergraduate degree requirements. The Master of Public Health degree will be awarded upon completion of the graduate degree requirements.

For more information, please visit the Master of Public Health program website.