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

The DVM/MPH coordinated 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 plus 7 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
MPH Degree Requirement: (1 hour)
ENH 690Environmental Health Perspectives1
Population Health Degree Requirement: (3 hours)
PUH 610Population Health3
Approved Electives (7 hours):
Select 7 credit hours of Public Health 600-699 level courses7
Applied Practice Experience: (3 hours)
PUH 688Public Health Internship3
Integrative Learning Experience: (2 hours)
HB 689Health Behavior Integrative Learning Experience2
or ENH 689 Environmental Health Sciences Integrative Learning Experience
or EPI 689 Epidemiology Integrative Learning Experience
or HPO 689 HPO Integrative Learning Experience
Total SOPH Hours:30
Credits from DVM at Auburn University (12 hours):
VMED 9160: Veterinary Public Health3
VMED 9190: Introduction to Veterinary Pharmacology1
VMED 9250: Virology & Prions2
VMED 9280: Bacteriology & Mycology3
VMED 9720: Disaster Medicine for Veterinarians1
VMED 9802: Data Analysis of Epidemiological Studies1
VMED 9840: Wildlife Diseases1
Total Credit Hours:42

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