Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health

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Program Overview

Sample Course of Study


The M.P.H. in Health Promotion is an interdisciplinary course of study providing students with specialized training in public health promotion and education. Through coursework and community-based experiences, students learn to address factors in the broader social, economic, policy and built environments to improve the health of populations.

The Master of Urban and Regional Planning is a professional degree for those interested in working as professional planners. The curriculum includes a core that focuses on the history and theory of planning as a field, plan implementation, analytical methods (including Geographic Information Systems, or GIS) and the dynamics of metropolitan development.

Together, this M.P.H. in Health Promotion/Master of Urban & Regional Planning dual degree program helps prepare professionals wanting to make a difference at the intersection of public health and professional planning.

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MPH Application questions – Josh Hodsden, MBA