Community Health and Health Behavior MPH

Explore the actions of individuals, groups and organizations from a scientific perspective to promote health.

In the program, you will:

Career Opportunities

As a public health professional with expertise in community health and health behavior, you will be involved with implementing policies and programs that promote behavioral change and enhance public health (for example, smoking cessation, increasing physical activity, improving diet or reducing risky behaviors). You will be prepared to work in a range of settings, including:

  • Local, state, national or international public health agencies
  • Health care delivery systems such as hospitals and managed care organizations
  • Nonprofit health agencies
  • Private research firms

Combined Degree Programs

MPH and Professional Degrees

We also offer combined degree programs—MPH/MD, MPH/MSW and MPH/PharmD—where you can earn two degrees in less time and fewer credits than each degree individually. These programs allow you to integrate a prevention- and population-focused approach to health with your respective medical, social work or pharmacy education.