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Ph.D. On Campus

Community and Behavioral Health

The University of Iowa

24 months
Duration
34697 USD/year
34697 USD/year
16378 USD/year
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About

The PhD in Community and Behavioral Health is awarded by the Graduate College at The University of Iowa. Instruction is offered through the College of Public Health.

Overview

The Ph.D. program in community and behavioral health requires at least 75 s.h. of graduate credit, including approved credit earned from a master's degree.

Students must successfully complete a qualifying exam, a comprehensive exam, and a dissertation. The research topic must be approved by a student's dissertation committee.

Career Advancement

  • The Community and Behavioral Health program from The University of Iowa prepares individuals for academic, research, and policymaking work in the social and behavioral health sciences. 
  • This academic specialty offers many career opportunities in academic and research institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community and Behavioral Health Doctoral Seminar
  • Essentials of Public Health
  • Epidemiology I: Principles
  • Health Behavior and Health Education
  • Designing and Implementing Interventions
  • Health Equity, Disparities, and Social Justice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

75 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34697 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34697 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    34697 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34697 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    16378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16378 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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