Department of
Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
At New Brunswick

PhD in Health Education & Behavioral Science (72 credits)

The PhD in Health Education & Behavioral Science degree offers students rigorous training in the concepts, methods and analytic approaches used in the behavioral sciences to design and conduct research studies related to health behavior.  Upon completion of the degree, students will have the following skills and competencies: Design and conduct experimental investigations related to health behavior; demonstrate proficiency in the application of univariate and multitvariate analytic techniques; demonstrate ability to critically analyze and interpret the scientific literature; establish a program of focused research; and demonstrate proficiency in behavioral/environmental models of behavior change;  and have sufficient familiarity and understanding of behavioral sciences to teach at the graduate level.