The University of Arizona and La Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) offer an innovative program that allows students to earn a fully-accredited Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Practice from Arizona and UPAEP in just two years. Eligible undergraduate students may also opt for an accelerated master’s, enabling them to earn a bachelor’s degree and MPH in just five years. The partnership enables students to complete a U.S.-Accredited master’s degree entirely in Puebla, Mexico.
Arizona + UPAEP Professors
Students learn from Arizona and UPAEP faculty, access Arizona and UPAEP resources, and become part of two powerful alumni networks upon graduation. Innovative course delivery prepares students for an increasingly interconnected world.
Students may complete the program entirely in Puebla, Mexico or study abroad at the Tucson, Arizona campus in the U.S. for a summer, semester, or longer.
The MPH competencies guide the development of the program curriculum and learning activities for the core and required courses in the MPH curriculum. Students are able to obtain a dual master’s degree through the following concentration area:
MPH Public Health Practice
Students follow Public Health Practice Program Level Competencies learning to work effectively as part of multidisciplinary teams to develop, manage, and evaluate public health programs designed to address health disparate populations. Students obtain additional skills in the administration and fiscal management of programs that address the health beliefs in a variety of cultures.
Earn Two Degrees at Once
Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Practice from the University of Arizona and from UPAEP.
Founded in 1973, the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) is a private institution established at the request of the people of Puebla to serve the community. The university is recognized for its Catholic identity, academic excellence, strong institutional growth, and number of accredited programs. UPAEP offers more than 40 undergraduate programs, 34 master’s programs, 12 PhD programs, and 11 specializations.
Learn more: https://upaep.mx/maestrias/salud-publica
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher, as well as introductory coursework in human or general biology and algebra or calculus.
Once admitted to UPAEP, students receive application instructions from the University of Arizona. Students must meet the admissions criteria of both institutions.
University of Arizona at UPAEP