Master of Public Health / Health Behavior
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health in Health Behavior addresses the behavioral, social, and cultural factors related to individual and population health and health disparities.  Courses emphasize the importance of community based participatory research and the application of findings through a variety of behavioral and social science health promotion strategies.  The curriculum teaches students how to apply social and behavioral science theories to public health problems, develop evidence-based health promotion interventions and disease prevention programs, and apply principles of evaluating health promotion interventions and disease prevention programs.


  • Open to students with a bachelor's degree and must demonstrate their aptitude for biological sciences and mathematics by virtue of their college transcripts 
  • An undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges