Health Behavior MSPH-to-PhD program
Students in the MSPH-to-PhD degree track earn the Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) degree on their way to completing the requirements to receive the PhD.
Health Behavior does not offer a terminal MSPH.
The MSPH-to-PhD track includes 71 credits of course work in three years. Other requirements of the program include:
- A research practicum after the first academic year in the program that culminates in a publishable manuscript
- Passage of the master’s level comprehensive examination
- The completion of a doctoral level primary and secondary practicum
- Passage of written and oral doctoral comprehensive exams
- A dissertation focused on original research on a contemporary public health problem relevant to the field of health behavior
Additional information on the MSPH-to-PhD program in Health Behavior
Please contact Health Behavior Student Services with any questions.
Doctoral Program Director – Susan Ennett, PhD