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MURP & MPH Dual Degree Program

Promote health by improving the places where people live, work, and play with a Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) from CU Denver's College of Architecture and Planning and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Colorado School of Public Health at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Students may choose one of many MPH concentrations including: Applied Biostatistics; Community & Behavioral Health; Environmental & Occupational Health; Epidemiology; Health Systems, Management & Policy; Leadership & Public Health Practice; Maternal and Child Health; Population Mental Health & Wellbeing; or a custom concentration. To join the MURP/MPH dual degree program, you must apply to each master's program separately and gain admission to each program. When applying to the Colorado School of Public Health, choose the MURP/MPH dual degree program option in the application system.

Quick facts, careers, and skills

Graduates of this program are equipped to lead innovative efforts to keep air pollution down in sprawling cities, build cities resilient to disasters and emergencies, launch bike and walk to school programs to get children moving, and more.

Quick facts

Program location: CU Anschutz & CU Denver
Credit hours: 42

Sample careers

Urban planner
Transportation planner
& more

Skills you'll gain

Data analysis
Planning and design
Systems thinking
& more


Students in this dual degree program may earn both degrees upon completion of 72 credits (33 in the MPH program and 39 in the MURP program).

Total credits: 42

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