The MPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Kent State University provides students with an interdisciplinary understanding of the theoretical basis of health behavior in populations across the life course, as well as how to apply theoretical principles to design effective behavior change strategies. Graduates of this MPH program will be able to design and evaluate public health interventions intended to improve health for families, communities, the workplace and law enforcement/criminal justice settings.
All of our MPH programs are taught by faculty members who have extensive research interests relating to pressing issues in todayâ€™s public health industry. The active research of the Collegeâ€™s faculty, particularly in the areas of violence and substance abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS, and alcohol and tobacco use will provide students the opportunity to work on large-scale, externally funded prevention research.
Students who graduate with their MPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences will be prepared for careers in:
If you want to pursue a career that will help you make a difference, the Kent State College of Public Health is a great place to get started.
Donâ€™t forget to explore our other four MPH programs and find out how they can help you prepare for career opportunities in the field.Photo courtesy of cdc.gov