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University of Colorado Denver

Program in Health and Behavioral Sciences

Denver, CO

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University of Colorado Denver

Overview

University of Colorado Denver / Program in Health and Behavioral Sciences is located in Denver, CO.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum scores in the top 30th percentile)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum of 62 credit hours of course work

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum scores in the top 30th percentile)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's or equivalent graduate degree; prior coursework or experience in social or behavioral sciences (minimum 15 semester hours), human biology or physiology (minimum six semester hours), and statistics and epidemiology (minimum three semester hours each); minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25, graduate 3.5; three letters of recommendation; essay

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525
TOEFL IBT score: 71

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: HIV/AIDS prevention, tobacco control, globalization and primary health care, social inequality and health, maternal and child health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Campus Box 188
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO  80217
United States
Contact Dr. David Tracer
Director and Chair of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Email: david.tracer@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303-556-6792