Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research

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The PhD in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research provides students with the training necessary to become skilled research scientists who will have a significant impact on the health of the population by thinking critically and integratively about complex public health problems and applying scientific rigor to the design and evaluation of health promotion and disease prevention research and programs.  The program is housed in the College of Public Health Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health, where students have the opportunity to pursue research involving epidemiological, intervention, evaluation, and dissemination studies, using qualitative, quantitative, and/or systems tools. Graduates of the program will be prepared for careers as scientists in government and private research agencies, as faculty in colleges and universities, and as leaders in public health.

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Deadlines for Applying to the Program

U.S. and International Applicant Deadline Chinese Scholarship Council Applicant Deadline
Fall Oct. 1 April 1 Jan. 20