With the help of partners from Chicago’s many diverse communities, our Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program offers students real-world educational experiences through public health courses that other programs cannot provide. Our students work alongside scientists and practitioners in developing approaches to improve community health. Browse our degree options below to learn more.
MPHChoose from a full-time, one-year option or a part-time option that will take about two years.
PhD/MPHEarn a MPH and PhD concurrently through the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences or Medical Anthropology PhD programs.
MD/MPHStudents complete their MD curriculum during the day and MPH classes in the evenings, one or more days per week, completing both within four years.
Complete concurrent coursework and earn both a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and an MPH in three years through this dual-degree program.
The Accelerated Program in Public Health (APHP) allows high-performing Northwestern undergraduate students to complete MPH coursework early.
Non-Degree Special Students
This option is for student wishing to take one or more classes for enrichment or as continuing education but who are not planning on pursuing a degree.