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

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

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
82%
18%
student ratio
198
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
69%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Education And Promotion Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Health Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 87
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 119
    • Accepted 83
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 67
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students198
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students198
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Full-time Percentage36%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American22%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

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 yearNot Reported

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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