Dual Degree Programs

Pursuing a dual degree at Boston University School of Public Health doubles your career prospects—and your impact. Perhaps you want to care for the health of underserved populations as a physician with a public health background or maybe you want to protect their interests as an attorney. The School of Public Health offers a variety of collaborative dual degree options for students with special interests and unique career objectives—like driving change in public health policy, modern medicine, communities, and more.

Dual Degree Options

Management and Public Health (MBA/MPH)

The MBA & MPH dual degree is offered in conjunction with Boston University Questrom School of Business’ Health Sector Management Program. The purpose of the program is to equip students with the skills needed for a high-level management role in the field of public health.

Law & Public Health (JD/MPH)

The Affordable Care Act is increasing demand for attorneys with health law and policy expertise. The JD/MPH dual degree program is offered in conjunction with Boston University School of Law.

Medical Sciences & Public Health (MS/MPH)

Offered in conjunction with Boston University’s Division of Graduate Medical Sciences, this dual degree is broadly based in preclinical medical sciences and public health.

Medicine & Public Health (MD/MPH)

The MD/MPH dual degree combines medical and public health education in preparation for a career of caring for the health of individuals and their communities. It is offered in conjunction with Boston University School of Medicine.

Social Work & Public Health (MSW/MPH)

The Social Work and Public Health degree prepares graduates to work in a broad range of practice areas, including prevention-oriented clinical practice, health education and promotion, public health advocacy, and more. It is offered in conjunction with Boston University School of Social Work.


Boston University’s School of Public Health is the #8 Public Health school in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report. We pride ourselves on our world-class faculty, our innovative research, and our vibrant community. Students at BU are surrounded by several of the nation’s top hospitals—like Boston Medical Center (BMC), the largest safety net hospital in New England. Where could be better to grow and thrive in the field of Public Health? Learn more about the School of Public Health.

Learn more about our dual degree programs at BU School of Public Health!

A dual degree from the School of Public Health at Boston University will provide you with the breadth and depth of knowledge that you need to be bold, push boundaries, and work to change the world. Request more information today!