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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Behavioral and Community Health

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Behavioral and Community Health is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Community health education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public/community health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

147
Applied
43
Accepted
9
Enrolled
29%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 27.08%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.08%
Asian 14.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 2.08%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 6
Male (12)
Female (30)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Controlling stress and tension, women's health, aging and public policy, adolescent health, long-term care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,908,469

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Elbert Glover
Chair
Email: eglover1@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-2467
Fax: 301-314-9167