MS in Public Health:Family and Community Medicine

Plan of Study

The graduate program leading to the master of science includes a combination of course work, research and field experience. Courses cover areas such as research methods, epidemiology, biostatistcs and learning theory.

The program requirements include 30 hours of graduate course work and the completion of scholarly project.


Admission Contact Information
Ashley Granger
One Hospital Dr,
M224 Medical Sciences Building, DCO32.00

The Department of Family and Community Medicine has responsibilities for teaching, research and service activities covering the spectrum from primary medical care to community medicine. This graduate degree program is designed to prepare primary care physicians to work in an academic setting as faculty members with responsibilities for patient care, teaching, research, and scholarly endeavors. Applicants must be graduates of an accredited medical school, U.S. citizens or permanent residents and licensed to practice in a primary care specialty.

Application Deadline

Deadline for Fall entrance: Call for deadline dates

Admission Criteria

  • Board-certified/board-eligible primary care physicians

Required Application Materials

To the Graduate School:

All required Graduate School documents

To the Program (call for application):

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Departmental application
  • Personal statement
  • CV or résumé
  • Verification from medical school and residency program
  • Official transcripts

Financial Aid from the Program

Some programs require an extra form or statement from those who wish to be considered for internal assistantships, fellowships or other funding packages. Check the program Web site or ask the program contact for details.

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