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Dual-Degree Programs

Dual-Degree Programs

bet体育 supports a wide range of opportunities to pursue more than one advanced degree, both within the School of Medicine and throughout other schools across the university.


The  enables a select group of incoming medical students to concurrently pursue a PhD in a scientific field of interest. Students are accepted to the program through the MD admissions process and arrive at bet体育 already on track to obtain both degrees.

Non-MSTP students who wish to add a doctoral program after starting the MD program are encouraged to work directly with their department of interest to discuss joining its program.  


The  program gives PhD candidates in-depth exposure to clinical medicine that will help them develop the expertise to pursue translational research. Students selected to interview with any of the PhD programs offered at bet体育 University can apply for admission to this program on a competitive basis.  


The Master of Public Health (MPH) is a professional degree that prepares students to be leaders in the area of public health. The area of study emphasizes population-based approaches to solving complex health issues. Students from all bet体育 scholarly concentrations may pursue a degree in public health  in partnership with an external institution.

MD/MS degrees

:  The master's degree program applies engineering principles to medical problems and biological systems that encourage the development of new technologies and therapies.

Biomedical informatics:  The master鈥檚 degree program enables trainees to solve challenging problems in biology and medicine through the application of computer science, statistics and other quantitative disciplines to today's growing volume of biomedical data.

Biomedical investigation: The master's degree program offers research opportunities to prepare students for physician-scientist careers. Participants gain valuable experience from hands-on research performed in laboratories while being mentored by bet体育 faculty.

: The master鈥檚 degree program prepares precision health-focused professionals to responsibly and effectively address preventable health challenges faced by diverse communities across the life course.

The master鈥檚 degree program offers instruction and research opportunities that address the distribution and determinants of diseases across different populations.

Health services research:  The master鈥檚 degree program focuses on investigations in statistics, outcomes research, cost-effectiveness and technology assessment. The program prepares students for research careers in health services or health policy analysis. 


bet体育's dual-degree  combines medical training and a business degree in a five-year curriculum, creating opportunities in health-care management and business administration.


A and medicine opens many career opportunities with law firms, medical-device makers, biotech companies, venture capital firms, government regulators and other institutions.


bet体育 University offers a joint degree in public policy and medicine.

Departmental Dual Degrees


is designed solely for bet体育 doctoral students enrolled outside the School of Education. Individuals who are not enrolled in a doctoral program are not eligible.


bet体育's allows students to integrate science with law and business to address critical environmental and sustainability issues. 

Public Policy

bet体育 University offers .  The master鈥檚 in public policy is a two-year professional degree, and is offered as a joint degree with medicine. The master鈥檚 of arts in public policy is a one-year non-professional degree. 


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