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University of Florida

Department of Health Education and Behavior

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Health Education and Behavior is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health and human performance Health behavior
(Graduate Certificate) Health communication
Master of Science (MS) Health education and behavior

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 293)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 293)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
30
Accepted
18
Enrolled
39%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 3rd October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 293)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 293)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Male (2)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community-based participatory research; health disparities issues; health; cancer prevention and control; obesity-related issues; community capacity building; training community health workers; use of community based research principles to design, implement, an evaluate community health worker interventions; obesity; weight management; health literacy; health disparities (ethnic, gender, age, urban/rural); tailored health messages; entertainment education; COPD
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
64,234

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 118210
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Thomas Clanton PhD
Professor and Interim Department Chair
Email: tclanton@hhp.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-1712 ext. 1281
Fax: 352-392-1909

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