MBA MPH joint degree programs allow students to achieve their master of business administration as well as their master of public health degrees in a joint course track that allows them to obtain their degree in a fraction of the time. Graduates holding both of these degrees will be able to take their career into health care management, biotechnology, medical devices, and a myriad of other professional industries combining business with overall general health.

Having an MBA along with an MPH degree opens many doors for professionals in the health related fields, and choosing to take a joint degree program track is one way to obtain both degrees faster and get started in your professional career.

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If you are looking to enroll in a MBA MPH joint degree program, the top 5 programs of today are:

#1 Yale School of Management

MBA/MPH Dual Degree Program

Summary

Yale School of Management offers 2 tracks of study when it comes to their dual degree MPH and MBA programs. One track of study is an intensive 2 year program that allows students to obtain their dual degree in a fraction of the time offered by other schools. This track of study involves course work as well as field work in a 22 month program that prepares graduates for work in both fields upon completion.

The traditional 3 year MBA MPH dual degree program involves a more relaxed study track that allows students to graduate with both degrees after the course of 3 years. This track involves required coursework as well as chosen electives that allow students to explore other facets of their field.

Tuition

Students can expect to pay around $57,950 per year in tuition while completing this dual degree program.

#2 University of Virginia Darden School of Business

MPH/MBA Dual Degree Program

Summary

Students completing this program will be able to work with staff members from University of Virginia’s Darden Business School as well as the Department of Public Health Sciences and School of Medicine to gain a well-rounded education in both business and health care practices. Graduates are prepared to work in healthcare management settings from hospitals to global community centers, and the professional careers of these graduating students are never limited. This dual degree program will typically take 3 years to complete including 2 summers of study.

Tuition

Residents of Virginia can expect to pay around $50,900 per year in tuition with out of state students paying $55,900.

#3 Boston University School of Public Health

MBA/MPH Dual Degree Program

Summary

Boston University’s School of Public Health offers a 2 year 80 credit dual degree program that allows students to obtain their MBA and MPH degrees simultaneously. This graduate program is available at a full-time rate only and requires 46 credits from the School of Management as well as 34 credits from the School of Public Health to obtain both master’s degrees. Upon completion of the program, graduates are prepared to work in any healthcare related business setting, and the short duration of the program allows graduates to continue on with their professional careers at a quicker pace.

Tuition

Both in state and out of state residents can expect to pay around $1,374 per credit in tuition during the completion of the MBA/MPH dual degree program.

#4 University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

MBA/MPH Dual Degree Program

Summary

University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health offers both full and part time study programs to allow students to obtain their MBA and MPH degrees simultaneously at a pace that works for them. The full-time course program takes students an average of 2.5 years to complete, while the part-time course program will take an average of 3.5 years. There are 44 course credits required to complete this dual degree program, and these courses combine both classroom work as well as field experience to create a strong foundation of business and public health knowledge.

Tuition

Students can expect to pay around $770 per credit hour for tuition while completing this MBA/MPH dual degree program.

#5 Rutgers Business School

Master of Public Health/MBA Dual Degree Program

Summary

This dual degree program is geared towards preparing students for careers in administrative positions within the healthcare field, and both the full-time and part-time programs require the completion of up to 84 credits. The flexible part-time study program is ideal for working professionals who wish to advance their education and career to an administrative level.

Tuition

Tuition at the school costs around $21,876 for in-state residents and $30,375 for out of state students.

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