Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
The School of Public Affairs and the Colorado School of Public Health jointly sponsor this dual-degree program, which enables you to take the core of both programs, and choose electives that simultaneously count toward both programs and that suit your career and personal goals.
Fall: August 1; Spring: December 1; Summer: May 1
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law Health & Wellness Public Administration & Policy Social & Behavioral Sciences
Campus: CU Denver
Review CU Denver's Graduate Academic Policies.
Students must complete the 13 required core courses below, for a total of 38 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
In addition, students must take PUBH 6606 - Practicum (2 credit hours) plus Capstone Preparation (CBHS 6990, EPID 6990, HSMP 6990, BIOS 6990 or EHOH 6990) (1 credit) within their concentration and PUBH 6991 - MPH Capstone Integration (1 credit). Preservice students are also required to take PUAD 6910 - Internship.
In addition to the required core courses, students must complete 6 credit hours of elective courses from the School of Public Affairs and 12 credit hours of concentration courses from the School of Public Health. Elective courses in the School of Public Affairs must be approved by the program director. View the available Master of Public Health concentrations. Dual-degree students can also create a custom MPH concentration in consultation with their Colorado School of Public Health advisor.
School of Public Affairs course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog. Colorado School of Public Health course descriptions can be found in the Colorado School of Public Health course book.
Recommended Completion Time:3 Years
Max Transfer Credits:6
Max Credits Per Year:In most cases, students wishing to take more than 18 credit hours per semester (12 in the summer session) must have the overload approved by the dean.
Required Credits for Completion:60 Credits