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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Johns Hopkins University

60 months
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57010 USD/year
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About

This Social and Behavioral Sciences program at Johns Hopkins University is designed for individuals seeking training for careers as social and behavioral scientists, health educators and health promotion or communication specialists in the public health arena.

Overview

The Social and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University of the curriculum is on the application of behavioral and social science perspectives to research on contemporary health problems. Understanding and influencing health behaviors that are risk factors in disease and illness, as well as behaviors that can be considered protective and health enhancing, are strengths of the program.

Rigorous training in research methods and program design and evaluation are also key elements of the curriculum. The program focuses its research in the following areas.

Learning outcomes

This area focuses on the application of principles from education, communication, behavioral, social science and psychological theories to encourage health behaviors conducive to optimal health in individuals, groups and communities. Students are exposed to current research on health education and communication, with particular focus on multilevel, ecological models of health and health behavior, design and evaluation of multifaceted intervention programs and patient-provider communication.

This area focuses on social and psychological factors and processes in the etiology and prevalence of disease in health-care-seeking behavior, disease prevention, long-term care and rehabilitation. Students are exposed to current research on health knowledge, attitudes and beliefs; social and psychological factors in disease etiology; risk reduction; and cultural influences in public health, including cross-cultural and multilevel studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Statistical Methods in Public Health
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Research Design in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Academic record
  • Unofficial transcripts from all previous college and university study
  • At least two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    57010 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 57010 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    57010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57010 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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