MSW/MPH - U of H School of Social Work

Public health and social work professionals deal with complex and mutually reinforcing health and social problems and with their assessment, prevention, and reduction in individuals and populations. The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston and The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work have developed a dual degree MSW/MPH degree program to address these concerns.

Both degree programs require completion of specific courses and acquisition of specific competencies, but each will give academic credit for a limited number of courses completed at the other institution. The development of specific academic programs and scheduling of courses, fieldwork and practica for individual students are guided by advisory committees which include faculty from both institutions.

The MPH Program – 45 Credits Total

  • Core Courses (18 credits)
  • Shared Credits from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (Up to 12 credits)
  • Advanced Public Health Coursework (9 credits)
  • Integrative Learning Experience (3 credits)
  • Practicum (3 credits)

Students pursuing a dual degree opportunity are entered into the Customized MPH program at UTHealth School of Public Health. For more information on the Customized MPH program and to view a program planner, click here

Program Contacts:

UTHealth School of Public Health
Robert Hammarberg, MPA 

University of Houston
Micol Rosen