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A state-of-the-art medical education building, an innovative new curriculum, over 2,000 faculty, more than 1,500 patient beds in numerous hospitals around the Atlanta area, and an impressive student body of over 500 medical students from around the world demonstrates our commitment to medical education and our determination to be a 21st-century model for training the very best physicians.

MD Dual Degrees
Emory University's MD dual degree programs offer a wide variety of curricular experiences. Learn more about the different programs offered by the School of Medicine.

Doctor of Physical Therapy
The DPT curriculum includes emphasis in the areas of prevention and wellness; advanced medical screening for direct access; advanced training and problem solving in the areas of general medical conditions, musculoskeletal and adult rehabilitation; new materials on motor learning and human behavior; and awareness of physical therapy needs in underserved populations & associated knowledge of people and cultural differences.

Physical Therapy Dual Degrees
Students receiving dual degrees will spend their first two years in the DPT program. The third year students will complete the MBA or MPH degree. Within the MPH program, students will select a program concentration, such as Behavioral Sciences, Health Policy and Management or Global Health, completing their DPT degree in the fourth year. DPT/MBA students will complete two other long-term clinical affiliations and return for a final semester of electives that can be taken in both the programs.

MMSc in Anesthesiology
Students begin the program in August, and classroom and clinical education span 24 continuous months with graduation in August - six semesters following matriculation. The program is open to individuals holding a baccalaureate degree who have completed basic premed courses.

MMSc in Human Genetics & Genetic Counseling
The Emory Genetic Counseling Training Program blends didactic training in human/medical genetics and psychosocial counseling, along with extensive clinical training opportunities. Students also participate in a focus internship in public health genetics, expanded clinical practice, clinical genetics research, or laboratory genetic counseling for the duration of the program culminating in a Capstone Project.

MMSc - Physician Assistant
The PA program faculty values the highest standards of professionalism and seeks to prepare graduates who have the ability to be strong supporters of team-based practice, to be flexible in meeting the challenges of a changing health care environment and to be role models for the profession.

MMSc - Physician Assistant Dual Degree
The PA/MPH program combines primary health care and public health to train practitioners and leaders to care for underserved populations and at-risk communities.

BMSc in Medical Imaging
Emory University's Medical Imaging program prepares all graduates for clinical practice in general radiography and provides the opportunity for additional skills in an area of advanced practice. The program has a minimum residency requirement of three semesters (46 semester hours). Students must complete all courses in the program with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 and, for graduation, students must satisfactorily complete at least 128 semester hours of undergraduate credit, with a minimum of 30 semester hours of specific undergraduate core curriculum courses.

Ophthalmic Technician and Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Training Program
Applications are no longer being accepted for these programs.

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