MPH Master of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences specialization
Explore the behavioral, psychological, and social factors that influence the health of national and international communities and populations. Designed around national public health curriculum standards, this Social and Behavioral Sciences program provides an overview of public health issues and administrative systems, as well as focused course work on such topics as social and behavioral theories and research methodologies; program planning and evaluation; assessment and surveillance; health disparities; international public health; and public health information for diverse populations. A collaborative project involving local public health organizations is integrated into the curriculum, providing you the opportunity to gain practical knowledge of relevant organizations, programs and policies.
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With your Master's in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Capella, you'll learn to design public, social and behavioral sciences program, and work within the political and public administrative decision-making environments. You'll also develop ethical solutions to social and behavioral health issues, and help create public, social and behavioral sciences strategies. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
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Common jobs with an online Master's in Social and Behavioral Sciences include community health program manager, health educator, health policy analyst, public health investigator, research assistant or social/behavioral scientist. Potential workplaces include: community health center, community-based organization, health care organization or public health agency.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
To learn more, call 1.866.303.6572 or email an enrollment counselor. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor who is trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.