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Public Health with Behavioral Health Concentration

University of San Francisco

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1480 USD/credit
1480 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Public Health with Behavioral Health Concentration program offered by University of San Francisco aims to prepare graduates to address behavioral health issues in local and global communities within a public health framework, using evidence-based, theory-informed, integrated and holistic, social justice approaches. 

Overview

The Public Health with Behavioral Health Concentration at University of San Francisco provides training in behavioral health, health promotion, and integrated service delivery for vulnerable populations. 

Careers

Students in this concentration also will be prepared and eligible to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam, which is a nationally recognized credential for leaders and practitioners of health education and promotion.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Education and Promotion Planning
  • Health Education and Promotion Lab
  • Professionalism in Health Educ and Promotion
  • Chronic Conditions 
  • Applied Research Methods 
  • Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application and fee
  • Completion of a bachelor's degree (in any field) from an accredited institution
  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Personal statement of interest and goals (2 to 3 pages)
  • Two letters of recommendation. 
  • Professional résumé. 
  • Fluency in a second language is helpful as well, but not required.
  • No GRE required
  • Copy of passport
  • TOEFL, IETLS English language proficiency exam
  • Certificate of Finances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

 

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