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Temple University

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Philadelphia, PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MS only); DAT, GMAT, MCAT, OAT, or PCAT (for MPH, Ed M)
Thesis Required for some
Capstone project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

262
Applied
147
Accepted
45
Enrolled
56%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MS only); DAT, GMAT, MCAT, OAT, or PCAT (for MPH, Ed M)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, letters of reference, statement of goals, writing sample, resume, interview (for MS only)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of reference, statement of goals, writing sample, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

141
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.38%
Black or African American 20.57%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.42%
Unknown 9.22%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Smoking cessation, obesity prevention, tobacco policy, community engagement, health communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Ritter Annex, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19122
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Lepore
Department Chair/Professor
Email: slepore@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-8726
Fax: 215-204-1854

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