The dual-degree program has specific benefits:
• It covers science and public health concepts necessary for those contemplating positions in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
• The knowledge gained from this program will allow graduates to communicate effectively throughout their organization and with peers in science and public health.
• The program can be completed in 2-1/2 years as opposed to 4 - 5 years for separate programs.
• The program will help prepare students who are interested in pursuing the MD or DMD to achieve a breadth of knowledge in basic science and in public health that will be a valuable asset in establishing their careers.