University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Health Behavior Research


University of Southern California

University of Southern California

Alhambra, CA 91803

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Health Behavior Research

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The doctoral program provides academic and research training for students interested in pursuing career opportunities in the field of health promotion and disease prevention research. The specific objective of the program is to train exceptional researchers and scholars in the interdisciplinary field of health behavior research. The well-rounded training that students receive encompasses theory and methods from many allied fields including: communications, psychology, preventive medicine, biostatistics, public health and epidemiology. Students also receive research experience participating in projects conducted by the IPR faculty who are recognized as international leaders in interdisciplinary research and training in prevention science.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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