Health Promotion and Health Behavior

Ph.D. Concentration

Program specialty areas include sexual and reproductive health, alcohol, tobacco and substance abuse prevention and cessation, cancer screening and survivorship, health literacy, youth development, and the social, cultural and health care factors contributing to health disparities.

Graduates of our program often find work in federal, state and local health agencies, non-profit organizations, private companies, colleges and universities, and as consultants.



Ph.D. Program in Public Health

Our Ph.D. Program in Public Health prepares students for careers in research, university teaching in graduate programs, policy analysis and development, and high-level public health positions.


Program handbooks and competencies


How To Apply

The graduate student admissions page contains instructions for each step of the application process and application deadlines.


Further Information

If you have specific questions about the application process, visit the college's graduate student admissions page.

For academic or professional information specific to the Health Promotion and Health Behavior program, please contact the program director Peggy Dolcini, Ph.D.





The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health