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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program in Health Education and Health Promotion

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Health Education and Health Promotion is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Research internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
73%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, curriculum vitae/resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
73%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 38.46%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 4
Male (6)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Obesity prevention including lifestyle interventions, family and adolescent health issues, prevention and control of addictive behaviors, sexual health risks including HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, and mental health issues including issues of homelessness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
574,000

Location & Contact

Address RPHB 227 B
1720 2nd Avenue S
Birmingham, AL  35294-0022
United States
Contact Dr. Robin G. Lanzi
Graduate Program Director
Email: rlanzi@uab.edu
Phone: 205-975-8071
Fax: 205-934-9325