Dig deep into the behavioral and social influences on health and disease.
Learn about the social and behavioral determinants of health and disease across every life stage.
Help dismantle health disparities in Oregon and beyond.
As a health promotion and health behavior student, you have the chance to create a healthier, more equitable world.
Advocate for equitable patient care as a community health worker. Help someone get the health care they need as a patient navigator.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statics reports that overall employment in the health promotion and health behavior field is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028.
Job growth is driven by efforts to teach people healthy behaviors and connect them to the health care services they need.
*May require additional education and/or training.
Jordan Trippett, HPHB ‘22
“Jordan is a leader among her peers, developing a platform called Public Health Discord, a place for public health students to share resources at OSU,” says Karen Elliot, CPHHS’ public health undergraduate internship coordinator.
Start earning your MPH as an undergraduate student
If you’re an Oregon State undergraduate student, you may be eligible for the accelerated graduate program in health promotion and health behavior.
For questions about the program, application process or requirements, contact our director of student recruitment and admissions, David Cortez, MEd.