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Public Health Sciences, Health Behavior Research

University of North Texas Health Science Center

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
9825 USD/year
9825 USD/year
3275 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science (MS) in Public Health Sciences, Health Behavior Research at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is designed for students who wish to pursue research careers in public health or other health related fields. 

Overview

By the end of the program, students will have a foundational understanding of multi-level health behavior theory, data analysis, quantitative and qualitative research methods, community needs assessment, program planning and evaluation, and the ability to communicate scientific information to lay and professional audiences. As the culminating experience of the program, students will write a discovery-based paper that meets current standards for publication in refereed journals. 

Graduates of the Public Health Sciences, Health Behavior Research program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center will be prepared to apply to doctoral degree programs in health behavior research or to pursue research staff positions in health and medical centers, public health departments, governmental agencies, and the private sector.

Students in the M.S. degree program in Public Health Sciences are admitted in Fall Semesters as a cohort. Full-time enrollment is required and students are expected to graduate in five consecutive semesters. Students follow a weekly calendar of curricular and co-curricular activity that occupies 8-hour blocks of time, Monday through Friday (9 am- 6 pm). Students are prohibited from holding off-campus employment while in the program. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Biostatistics 
  • Principles of Epidemiology 
  • Theoretical Foundations of Individual and Community Health 
  • Intermediate Epidemiology
  • Foundations of Public Health 
  • Thesis Proposal Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts. Transcripts from all schools attended. Even schools that didn’t ultimately award a degree, all are required.
  • Official graduate test scores. GRE or alternative graduate entrance exam is required. GRE institution code 6565 for SOPHAS applicants. Other accepted tests include GMAT, MCAT, PCAT, LSAT and DAT
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation. Ideal sources include academic professors, academic advisors and employment/internship supervisors. Physician shadowing letters are not recommended. Letters from peer-colleague, friend or relative are never appropriate.
  • Personal Statement. Describe your interest in the field of study (degree and concentration) to which you are applying, your career goals, how the program will help you reach those goals and why you chose the UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health for your graduate education.
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9825 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9825 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9825 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9825 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    3275 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3275 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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