Admission and Application Information
MD/MPH Curriculum

Tuition Information

MD-MPH Dual Degree Program

Make an impact as a physician improving the public’s health – and start on an exciting and meaningful career path – with the new LSU 4-year MD-MPH (Master of Public Health) Dual Degree Program. The new program integrates curricula in the School of Medicine and School of Public Health to prepare medical students as excellent clinicians who can improve public health through application of knowledge and skills from one of four public health disciplines.

4-Year MD-MPH Program students at LSU benefit from dynamic courses, diverse field placements, and outstanding faculty from across the Health Sciences Center – providing them with advanced foundations in the disciplines of clinical medicine and public health improvement – and allowing them to pursue individual interests while they develop critical skills for healthcare in the 21st century. The MD-MPH program provides students with the analytical tools to define, evaluate and solve emerging health and health care problems.

Program Timeline

  • Summer Session before Year 1 Medical School – Start MPH Courses
  • Year 1 Fall Semester of Medical School – No MPH Courses
  • Year 1 Spring Semester of Medical School – Continue MPH Courses
  • Summer Session before Year 2 – MPH Practice Experience and Courses
  • Year 2 Fall Semester of Medical School – Continue MPH Courses
  • Year 2 Spring Semester of Medical School – Continue MPH Courses
  • Year 3 of Medical School – No MPH Courses
  • Year 4 of Medical School – MPH Culminating Experience

Contact

To learn more about the LSU MD/MPH Program, contact us at mdmph@lsuhsc.edu or call (504) 568-5700.