Department of Health Education and Behavior College of Health and Human Performance University of Florida

Department of Health Education and Behavior College of Health and Human Performance University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
88%
12%
student ratio
43
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Communication Graduate Certificate
    • Health And Human Performance Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [health behavior]
    • Health Education And Behavior Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 3rd October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test score 293, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test score 293, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage77%
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunity-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$281,171

Location & Contact

Department of Health Education and Behavior

College of Health and Human Performance
University of Florida

PO Box 118210
Gainesville, FL 32611
United States

Thomas Clanton

Professor and Interim Department Chair

Phone: 352-294-1712 ext. 1281
Fax: 352-392-1909
Email: tclanton@hhp.ufl.edu

Robert Weiler

Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 352-294-1808
Fax: 352-392-1909
Email: rweiler@hhp.ufl.edu


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