24 months
1706 USD/credit 38385 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 38385 USD/year
768 USD/credit 17280 USD/year
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The Behavioral and Community Health program from University of Maryland, prepares behavioral and community health professionals to work in diverse fields. Graduates understand the science, theory and practice of public health and can apply this knowledge to enhance community health and well-being. 


The Behavioral and Community Health program from University of Maryland is perfect for:

  •  Those who want to be “on the ground” and engaged with communities
  • People who are passionate about helping guide individual and community level change to positively influence health behavior
  • Students seeking flexibility - full time, part time, online or in-person options available

Career paths

Recent alumni job titles include: 

  • Public Health Informatics Specialist 
  • Science & Policy Fellow 
  • Capacity Building Research Analyst 
  • Assistant Director, Health Promotion & Wellness Services 
  • Communicable Disease Health Educator 
  • Health Communication Fellow 
  • Program Consultant 
  • Communications Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts in Public Health
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Public Health Data Laboratory
  • Program and Policy Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Leadership, Teams, and Coalitions: Policy to Advocacy
  • Community Assessment through Qualitative Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application(s)
  • Official transcripts from EVERY college-level institution you attended
  • English proficiency test score (TOEFL, IELTS or PTE), if applicable
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    38385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    17280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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