Coordinated Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Auburn) / Master of Public Health Program

The DVM/MPH coordinated dual degree program is offered through the Office of Research and Graduate Studies at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (AUCVM) and the UAB School of Public Health (SOPH). MPH focus courses may be customized to the experience and needs of the student. Below is the MPH curriculum for this program, for information about the DVM curriculum please click here.

Students must complete the MPH Core (14 hours), internship (3 hours), Integrative Experience (3 hours) and 10 credit hours of MPH focus courses for a total of 30 credit hours in addition to the required DVM curriculum requirements. Twelve credit hours from the DVM curriculum are credited toward the MPH degree for a total of 42 MPH credit hours. Students may complete the MPH degree program totally online, in class, or through a mix of online and in class experiences.

MPH Core Requirements: (14 hours)
PUH 601This is Public Health1
PUH 602Community Assessment3
PUH 603Quantitative Methods in Public Health3
PUH 604Programs and Policies3
PUH 605Public Health Management and Evaluation3
PUH 606Leadership for Evidence-Based Public Health1
Integrative Learning Experience: (3 hours)
PUH 695Environment and Health: The MPH Capstone3
MPH Focus Electives (7 hours):
Minimum 7 credit hours of Public Health 600-699 level courses7
Applied Practice Experience: (3 hours)
PUH 697Practice Placement / Internship (DVM/MPH focus)3
Total SOPH Hours:30
Credits from DVM at Auburn University (12 hours):
VMED 5502: Epidemiology & Biostatistics1
VMED 5840: Wildlife Diseases1
VMED 9030: Epidemiology and Zoonoses2
VMED 9040: Food Safety2
VMED 9190: Introduction to Veterinary Pharmacology1
VMED 9250: Virology & Prions2
VMED 9280: Bacteriology & Mycology3
Total Credit Hours:42

For additional information concerning the coordinated DVM/MPH program contact the School of Public Health at or Stephanie Ostrowski, in the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine at