Temple University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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About Us

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences strives to promote healthy communities and train those who excel in public health practice and research. We are committed to understanding and addressing the needs of vulnerable and underserved populations by leading and engaging in education, research, and service, often in collaboration with the community. We prepare graduates for exciting career paths as community health educators, counselors and practitioners, policy makers and trailblazing researchers.

Why Us?

  • Nationally recognized BS in public health
  • 4 + 1 B.S. to M.P.H. to excel your career
  • MPH in Social and Behavioral Science is designed especially for emerging and experienced professionals to obtain leadership positions
  • Dual degree programs are offered in M.D., D.O., D.M.O., D.P.M., or M.S.W. to obtain M.P.H.
  • PhD in Social and Behavioral Health Sciences is designed for Master's graduates
  • Non-majors can minor in public health