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Dual Degree - Master of Public Health and Behavioral Health

University of San Francisco
Length: 2 - 3 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: San Francisco
Start date: August 2018

Program description

Program description

Dual Degree - Master of Public Health and Behavioral Health

The Dual Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Behavioral Health program is designed to help students gain a solid knowledge base in public health and additional skills in health education and behavioral health. During this program students have the opportunity to learn how to plan, design, complete, and lead evidence-based community and health care programs.

The duel degree has been created to prepare practitioners who are dedicated to removing health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and designing physical and social environments that promote good health for everyone. This program is aimed at students who want a broad, in-depth understanding in public health with an emphasis on behavioral health skills.

The courses in this program emphasize applied skills and are practice oriented. During this program, students will learn to understand and deal with the emotional, social and environmental causes of health and wellbeing. In addition, the program stresses the needs of at-risk and under served populations. A large amount of attention is placed on how to develop evidence-based interventions that have a high likelihood of success, use behavior change theory and holistic frameworks and models, and are based on community needs and assessment.

Admission requirements

The following requirements are considered in the review of applications:

  1. Online Application
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Transcript(s)
  4. Resume
  5. Letters of Recommendation

Tuition & fees

The cost of this program is $1340 per credit.

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University of San Francisco

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University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton Street
94117-1080 San Francisco
United States of America

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