Department of Behavioral and Community Health School of Public Health University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Behavioral and Community Health School of Public Health University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
94%
6%
student ratio
48
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public/Community Health Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Community Health Education Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 147
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage94%
    • Male Percentage6%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American29%
    • White / Caucasian49%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian16%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty42
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchControlling stress and tension, women's health, aging and public policy, adolescent health, long-term care
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,908,469

Location & Contact

Department of Behavioral and Community Health

School of Public Health
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Elbert Glover

Chair

Phone: 301-405-2467
Fax: 301-314-9167
Email: eglover1@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 301-405-0358
Fax: 301-314-9305
Email: ccaramel@umd.edu


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