Dual Degree Programs and Degree Partnerships
Undergraduate + Undergraduate
Admitted UMD students are encouraged to discuss their interest in pursuing a second major during advising sessions; this is a single degree with multiple majors. Please reach out to your departmental advisor for more information. Find more information about double bachelor degrees at the University of Maryland.
Undergraduate + Graduate
BS + MPH Accelerated Degree Program
Any qualifying SPH major (FMSC, HLTH, KNES, PHSC) may apply for the SPH Accelerated BS-MPH Program, which allows students to double-count 12 credits of our MPH and MHA core course curriculum at the undergraduate level and enter any of our nine MPH concentrations (including the MHA degree). Find more information and contacts for the SPH Accelerated BS-MPH Program.
BS + Business Master’s (Plus 1) Program
Any qualifying SPH major (FMSC, HLTH, KNES, PHSC) may apply for the Robert H. Smith School of Business' Plus 1 Program, which allows for a dual degree program with the MS and MF degrees in various business concentrations. Find more information and contacts for the Robert H. Smith School of Business' Plus 1 Program.
PHSC BS and Pharmacy
The Public Health Science BS program has a partnership with the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Pharmacy to align BS coursework with the PharmD admissions requirements. Admission is not guaranteed, but we work to improve the chances
for successful admission to the PharmD. Contact the PHSC Advising Office for more information.
Graduate + Graduate
MD + MHA
This dual degree program with the University of Maryland Baltimore allows students to complete both an MD and MHA in 5 years through the UMB School of Medicine and the UMD SPH Department of Health Policy and Management. Contact the Department of Health Policy and Management for more information.
MPH + MCP/MHA + MCP
The dual degree program for a joint MPH/MHA + Master of Community Planning with the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation has recently been approved. Find more information and contacts for the MPH-MCP Program.
M.eD + Certificate in Physical Education (MCERT)
The Physical Education Master's Certification Program (PE-MCERT) prepares graduate-level students to teach K-12 physical education. Students complete 30 credits of graduate course work and a 12-credit internship in this 13-month intensive program. Following successful completion of all graduation requirements, students will receive both a Master's Degree (M.Ed.) and Maryland Specialist Certification in K-12 Physical Education. Find More information for the MeD-MCERT program.
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