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 2014 should consult the catalog requirements in place at the time of admission.


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Revised 2/1/16