70
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health promotion, education, and behavior
(Certificate) School health education
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Health promotion, education, and behavior
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Health education
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health promotion, education, and behavior
Master of Science (MS) Health promotion, education, and behavior
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) Health promotion, education, and behavior

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Practicum (MPH), project (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
66
Accepted
18
Enrolled
67%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline July 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 75

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.43%
Black or African American 22.86%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (15)
Male (8)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health disparities and inequalities in communities, global health and nutrition, cancer and HIV/AIDS prevention, health communication, policy and program design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Ed Frongillo
Phone: 803-777-7000