Health Sciences 4+1 / 3+2 Programs

Occupational Health Science (Industrial Hygiene) 4+1 Graduate Program

Beginning in Fall 2015, the School of Health Sciences will offer a new 4+1 nonthesis master’s program in Occupational Health (Industrial Hygiene). Students will take quality occupational and environmental health science courses as well as complete a field project (for many this will be an internship). This program is available to undergraduates who complete their Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health Science at Purdue, or to students who complete their undergraduate degree in a comparable industrial hygiene program at another university.  Purdue’s undergraduate and graduate programs are both ABET Accredited.

Master of Public Health Program

The Public Health Graduate Program (PHGP) at Purdue University helps turn your passion for public health into action. Our students are not only proficient in both basic and applied sciences — they are interested in impacting public health locally, nationally and globally. World-renowned faculty provide training that allows students to translate discovery to application for optimizing health.

All three of Purdue’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program tracks — combined master’s (4+1), dual degree and stand-alone MPH — prepare students for a wide array of public health-related careers. The comprehensive and highly ranked MPH degree program enables students to develop solutions for public health issues, transforming the health of communities around the globe.

Radiological Health Pre-Med Physics (RHMP) 4+1 Graduate Program

Students that successfully complete the RHMP Pre-Medical Physics program are eligible to apply for entry into the School of Health Science's accelerated (1 year) M.S. or a Ph.D. in Medical Physics.  Completion of the undergraduate "Pre-Medical Physics" Radiological Health major at Purdue University is required.  This program is for academically outstanding students who have excelled in the RHMP program and who are looking for a "fast track" for earning their Master of Science degree.

Unique Opportunity with Krannert School of Management

The "3+2" program is available to outstanding undergraduates in Health Sciences Pre-Professional. The program allows students to complete their B.S. and M.B.A. in a five year period. Students take three years of undergraduate courses, and then complete their M.B.A. program during their senior year plus one additional year. Students receive their B.S. degree in May of their fourth year and their M.B.A. in May of their fifth year. To be considered for this program, the student's grade point average must be a 3.7/4.0 at the beginning of their junior year. If eligible, the student completes the application process for graduate school during the junior year. More information...

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