Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Harvard School of Public Health Harvard University

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Harvard School of Public Health Harvard University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
87%
13%
student ratio
94
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
26%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Promotion Doctor of Science (SD)
      Master of Science (SM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 215
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $120
    • Application Fee - International $120
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, MCAT
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students94
    • Female Percentage87%
    • Male Percentage13%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students94
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty46
    • Full-time Percentage39%
    • Part-time Percentage61%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial determinants of health, program design and planned social change, health and social policy, heath care and community-based interventions, health effects and prevention of gender-based violence
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Harvard School of Public Health
Harvard University

677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02115-6096
United States

Dr. Ichiro Kawachi

Chair

Phone: 617-432-1135
Fax: 617-432-3123
Email: ikawachi@hsph.harvard.edu

Mr. Vincent James

Director of Admissions

Phone: 617-432-1031
Fax: 617-432-7080
Email: admissions@hsph.harvard.edu


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