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Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by Claymore, Feb 15, 2002.

  1. Claymore

    Claymore Yankees Suck 10+ Year Member

    Sep 25, 2000
    Wondering if anyone here is pursuing a DO/MPH program, or if anyone has already completed one. I am currently considering this option and was interested to hear opinions on what you intend to use the MPH for, and what you think about the curriculum for obtaining it. Please let us know what schools you go to also. Thanks!
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  3. jabroni108

    jabroni108 Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 18, 2002
    Hello there,
    I, too, am interested in getting a MPH along with the DO. Why? Well for several reasons. I have heard that an MPH will allow more options in the medical field, that is the reason why I am thinking about pursuing a MPH. Eventually, I would like to be part time administration and part time practice. You can do this with just an MD or DO, but the MPH will help boost your opportunities. Besides, it's only an extra year of education, and you get a Master's degree. And, I imagine, that the MPH classes won't be nearly as difficult as medical school.

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