Phd in health promotion science in University of connecticut
The four-year PhD in Health Promotion Sciences is an advanced, applied and research-oriented degree based on synergy between major areas behavioral and environmental change interventions, diet and physical activity across the lifespan, genetics/diagnostics and statistical modeling sciences to promote health and prevent diseases in a variety of settings and for diverse individuals. Doctoral students in this program acquire the knowledge and skills to advance our understanding of the role of behavioral, social and environmental influences in chronic diseases and conditions and to apply the principles and practices of health promotion and health behavior to create innovative solutions for current and emerging health challenges.The PhD in Health Promotion Sciences is appropriate for students who wish to prepare themselves for high-level careers in research, teaching/mentoring, consulting, policy development, or other leadership roles primarily focused on the behavioral determinants of health, the promotion of health, and the prevention of premature disease and disability. The graduate can develop a career in the following settings university, local/state/national/ international health promotion agencies, health care systems and services organizations, and private industry. The core components of the program aim to empower students to: (a) produce and defend an original significant contribution to knowledge; (b) demonstrate mastery of subject material; and (c) be able to conduct scholarly activities in an ethical manner.
A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university, Official Transcripts, TOEFL: 79 (Internet-based test - iBT), 550 ( Old Paper-based test - PBT), IELTS-6.5, PTE-53
Career as a Health Promoter and Health Educator