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Master of Science (MS) in Public Health - Social and Behavioral Sciences

Capella University



As a student in the online Master of Science (MS) in Public Health - Social and Behavioral Sciencesfrom Capella University, you will research the behavioral, psychological, and social factors that influence the health of national and international communities and populations.

The focus of the online public health degree program is on enabling its students with an in-depth understanding of the various components this complex field. The topics that are covered in this online social and behavioral sciences degree program include:

  • Social and behavioral theory
  • Research, assessment and surveillance
  • Health disparities
  • International public health
  • Public health information for diverse populations

This online degree in public health is an ideal option for those individuals who are looking for a management or director position in public health or social welfare organizations that focus on research, community assessment, or program development and evaluation.

Graduates of this online public health degree program will have gained the in-depth knowledge that in required for solving various public health issues as well as creating and managing complex administrative systems.

All applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution, undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale), appropriate educational and professional experience.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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