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Joint Degree Programs

Joint degree programs enable UI College of Medicine students to simultaneously earn an MD and a second degree. Joint degrees may help students to:

  • Explore complementary interests that combine medicine and public health, science, business, or engineering
  • Broaden professional competencies
  • Foster an ability to participate in a wider multidisciplinary community
  • Develop relationships with mentors across various disciplines
  • Accelerate career success

For all joint degrees, the MD portion of the training can be completed at any of the three UI College of Medicine campuses. For these programs, first year medical students (M1) are eligible to apply, and applications are not due until fall the M1 year. A joint degree admissions committee makes final decisions on acceptance.

UI College of Medicine offers the following Joint Degrees: