Joint Ph.D. - M.P.H. Program
The Department of Applied Behavioral Science offers a joint Ph.D.-M.P.H degree in collaboration with the Master's of Public Health (M.P.H) program in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Kansas Medical Center. This is the first degree in the nation to combine an M.P.H with the strengths of advanced study in applied behavioral science. It incorporates efficiencies in the elective and research requirements of both degrees.
Faculty and student research teams address issues in community health and development, child and youth health and development, disabilities and independent living, and healthy aging. Separate admission is required for both the Department of Applied Behavioral Science (for the Ph.D. program) and Preventative Medicine (for the M.P.H. program).