Nova Southeastern University offers students the opportunity to attain their Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and a Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH).
Students can earn their MPH degree concurrent with the DPT degree over 3-4 years by taking one or two MPH courses per semester. Student will get credit in the MPH program for some courses taken in the DPT program. Students are eligible to start the MPH program on the recommendation of the Program Director after the competition of the first summer semester.
The DPT/MPH concurrent degrees prepare students to use evidence-based practice and research methods to identify public health issues and develop solutions. The combined DPT and MPH degrees allows practitioners to be leaders in addressing preventative health care at the individual and societal levels as well work in consultant roles, corporate wellness, global health and other areas.
Students in the concurrent DPT/MPH degree program complete coursework and clinical requirements to satisfy the requirements for each degree.
DPT courses are scheduled during the day while MPH courses are online or in the evenings.
Students who are in good academic standing are eligible to apply after completing the 1st semester of the DPT program.
DPT Transfer Credits:
As an NSU HPD student, you will receive $100 off per credit hour.
For application deadline, please visit https://osteopathic.nova.edu/ph/admissions/application_deadlines.html