MPH, Concentration in Health Behavior and Health Education
The MPH with a specialty in Health Behavior and Health Education provides students with in-depth training in health behavior and health education program planning, implementation, management, and evaluation. Didactics and preceptorship experiences are designed to develop students’ abilities to select and apply appropriate and culturally- responsive behavioral and social change strategies to enhance health within communities and at-risk populations.
This program is supported by the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education.
Completion of all course requirements, including the two final projects (preceptorship and culminating experience), ensures that graduates have attained the MPH core competencies and the MPH with a specialty in Health Behavior and Health Education competencies:
Biology Competency Requirement: Students are required to pass all 3 exams or successfully complete the courses prior to or within the first semester of coursework. Courses do NOT count toward the minimum 42 credit hours for the MPH degree. View more information on Public Health Biology Competency exam.