When you complete the MMPH you will achieve all of the CEPH MPH Foundational Competencies for Pitt Public Health MPH students. You will also work with the program director to develop five advanced competencies tailored to your goals.
Current students and recent graduates hold the following job titles:
- assistant professor
- rheumatology fellow
- clinical instructor
- fellow in family planning
Recent Essay Titles
- Healthcare Threat Assessment: Classifying Attacks, Developing a Team, and Managing Threats
- A Survey to Assess Patient's Oral Health Perceptions to Help Develop and Educational Program for Children
- Management of the Embedded IUD: A case series
- The Impact of Sarcopenia on Esophageal Cancer Treatment Outcome
- Clinical Predictors of Persistent Pain in Breast Cancer Survivors Post Breast Conserving Surgery
As a MMPH student, you will have the opportunity to gain public health experience through a practicum that matches your interests. Students conduct research/practice at hospitals, clinics, research centers, state and local health departments, or non-profit organizations, and gain new perspectives, explore new areas of interest, and have the opportunity to apply the skills and expertise their coursework has provided to a variety of public health challenges.
- UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
- Bridging the Gaps - Pittsburgh
- University of Pittsburgh Magee-Womens Hospital, Naivasha Sub-County Hospital, Kenya
- UPMC System-wide Threat and Response Team (START)
- Allegheny County Health Department
The MMPH requires 42 credits. Many students are able to apply up to six credits of their clinical or other graduate-level training.
- Coursework in all core public health disciplines
- Advanced electives in the student's area of interest
- 200-hour practicum (starting with the class entering in Fall 2013)
- Final essay
The program is open to...
- Physicians, dentists, and veterinarians
- Holders of doctoral degrees in the health sciences
- Advanced medical and dental students (considered on an individual basis)
- Holders of other relevant doctoral-level degrees (considered on an individual basis)
If you're a graduate of a foreign medical and dental school, you must hold a valid medical or dental license in the United States, be eligible for licensure, be in a residency or fellowship program, or be a visiting clinician planning to return to your native country.
How to Apply