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Department of Health Science College of Human Environmental Sciences The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 79%21%
    student ratio
  • 212
    total students
  • $9,200 | $22,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 15
    fall application deadline
  • 81%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Health Education And Promotion Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 72
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and optional
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

81% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 125
    • Accepted 102
    • Acceptance Rate 81
    • Enrolled 69
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, prerequisites in health education
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 14
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students212
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students212
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Full-time Percentage28%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American21%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchProgram planning, substance abuse prevention, obesity prevention, nutrition, physical activity, athletic training, osteoporosis, health behavior
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$106,620

Location & Contact

Department of Health Science

College of Human Environmental Sciences
The University of Alabama

209 East Annex PO Box 870311
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0311
United States

Dr. Lori Turner

Department Head and Professor

Phone: 205-348-2956
Fax: 205-348-7568
Email: lwturner@ches.ua.edu

Dr. Stuart Usdan

Associate Professor and Doctoral Program Coordinator

Phone: 205-348-8373
Fax: 205-348-7568
Email: susdan@ches.ua.edu



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