PhD in Public Health
Build a career in public health research.
Examine sweeping public health issues.
Analyze and inform public health approaches.
Use your research to make a difference.
Students in Baylor University's 3-year PhD in Public Health degree program choose one of two areas of specialization (concentration) in public health research. Researchers in both specializations apply scientific, systematic, data-driven methods relevant to public health research.
EpidemiologyResearchers in this specialization examine the incidence and prevalence of health problems, health risk, and factors contributing to population health.
Social & Behavioral Health ScienceResearchers in this specialization examine how contributing factors at multiple social-ecological levels impact health-related behavior, health status, and quality of life of individuals and populations.
- 3-year program (62 credit hours)
- Mentored instructor training
- Research assistantship (full tuition waiver + stipend)
- Grant-writing and manuscript development
- Hands-on research throughout the program
- Experiential course projects
- Enjoyable campus community
- Student-nurturing faculty
- Strong job marketability
For more information, contact PhD Program Director Rodney Bowden at Rodney_Bowden@baylor.edu.