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Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) in HBHE
Social and behavioral factors play a significant role in the etiology and course of today’s pressing health problems. The doctoral program in HBHE prepares professionals for research, teaching, service, and leadership positions with the overall objective of improving the health of populations. To meet this objective, all students in the program are trained to conduct independent research. The primary focus is on applied research that informs the development of interventions and policies to promote health at the individual, community, population, societal, and/or global levels.
Each student in the Ph.D. program is expected to meet minimum requirements for a set of competencies. Upon completion of the program, each doctoral student should have the ability to: