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MPH Professional Option

The MPH professional option provides an opportunity for physicians and others with earned doctorates and at least one year of health-related experience to earn an MPH degree at UIS. The option requires completion of the 28 hours of core courses including the internship and 8 hours of general electives (36 hours total). Other applicants may be eligible for admission to this option and will be considered by the admissions committee on a case-by-case basis. Included are:

  1. those currently enrolled in a physician residency-training program, and
  2. those who are in the process of completing a doctoral-level health-related degree, and who have at least one year of health-related experience.

Interested applicants should contact the MPH department for information about the application process.



* Students who were admitted before fall 2011 should consult the catalog requirements in place at the time of admission. Students who wish to update to the 2011-2012 catalog requirements must consult with their advisor.

Revised 24 Jan 2011