Temple University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Programs Offered


Public Health
The bachelor of science (BS) in public health addresses a broad range of public health concerns, including individual disease prevention and injury/harm reduction behaviors, distribution and development of disease through epidemiological assessment and community program development, implementation, and evaluation.
The 4+1 BS/MPH is a rigorous 5-year program in which outstanding public health majors will have the opportunity to acquire a bachelor of science (BS) and master of public health (MPH) degree, with a concentration in social and behavioral science.


Public Health
The master of public health (MPH) provides a credential that indicates competency in social, environmental, and behavioral aspects of health, the analytic sciences of epidemiology and biostatistics, and principles of health service management, including program planning, evidence-based practice, and evaluation.
The doctor of philosophy (PhD) in public health program provides a critical and theoretical basis for advanced research in the field. Students are integrated into the professional public health community through departmental conferences, colloquia, and other activities. 
The master of public health dual program offers six dual-degree programs for students to choose from – DMD/MPH, DO/MPH, DPM/MPH, JD/MPH, MD/MPH, and MSW/MPH.