MD-MPH Degree

How to Apply

Students interested in applying for entrance to the MD/MPH Program at SUNY Upstate Medical University will need to have completed all of the requirements for admission to the College of Medicine as outlined in the admissions package. Prospective applicants will submit their AMCAS application indicating the combined MD/MPH degree option and follow the regular AMCAS application process outlined on the College of Medicine admissions homepage located at the following link:

**Students should submit their application prior to planning for the next year of their MD Program

Once selected for an interview, applicants will be asked to complete a supplemental application with an MPH essay and 2 additional letters of recommendations from people familiar with their public health interest.

Deadline to apply to AMCAS: October 15th
Deadline for a complete application: December 1st
Deadline for current MD students who wish to apply: April 30th

Current Upstate MD students who wish to apply to the MD/MPH program should follow these instructions:

  • Go to My Upstate
  • Click on the Home tab
  • Click on Apply for Another Upstate Program
  • Click on Complete or Update Application
  • Complete and Submit Application to the MPH Program

Current Upstate students are not required to submit transcripts unless any courses have been completed at another college since the time of your original application.

Hear what some of our MD-MPH Graduates have to say about the program.