Behavioral And Community Health Sciences, Master | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
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Behavioral And Community Health Sciences

24 months
49662 USD/year
49662 USD/year
29266 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MPH in Behavioral And Community Health Sciences program at University of Pittsburgh prepares students for an applied public health career. 


Students  in the Behavioral And Community Health Sciences program from the University of Pittsburgh learn community-engaged strategies, social and behavioral concepts to assess the health status of populations, apply social/behavioral theory, use social/behavioral science research methods to evaluate health promotion programs as well as develop programmatic and policy recommendations for improvement, and communicate with other researchers, communities, and policymakers. 

The emphasis is on student learning and practicing assessment and research skills in the context of social and behavioral change at the individual, organizational, and community levels.

Graduates assume positions in a variety of public health and related organizations. A number of graduates have taken on leadership roles in the global health arena.


Recent graduates hold the following positions:

  • Preparedness training and exercise coordinator for a county health department
  • Director of a statewide HIV/AIDS education program
  • Program director with an international relief agency
  • Health coach for a national health insurance and medical provider
  • Evaluation and research director for a regional reproductive health program
  • Program officer for a local philanthropic foundation

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Overview Of Health Communication
  • Social And Behavioral Sciences And Public Health
  • Independent Study
  • Worksite Health Promotion
  • Video For Health Promotion
  • Theories Of Health Behavior And Health Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications for admission to the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences are processed through the Office of Student Affairs at Pitt Public Health. 
  • You must apply for the MPH, PhD, and DrPH programs through SOPHAS, the centralized application service for graduate schools of public health. 
  • Please note, SOPHAS submits applications to Pitt Public Health only after all required materials are received. 
  • Applicants who have submitted applications may track their status online.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49662 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    49662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49662 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    29266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29266 USD per year during 24 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,190 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $2,031 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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