PhD in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Promotion Disease Prevention

APPLICATION DEADLINES

All materials must be received by the application deadline to be considered for admission

Admission Semester

Domestic

International

Fall

June 1

April 1

 

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities demonstrating a minimum GPA of 3.0 based on a four-point scale.  Applicants must hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university.
  • Masters or other advanced degrees, although exceptional students with Bachelors degree will also be considered
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • One letter from a faculty member in the applicant’s previous program.
    • Two letters from academic and/or professional references.
  • A written statement of career goals, 700-1000 words in length. 
  • A resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) taken within the last five years.   A minimum combined score of 1,000 on verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE.
    • GRE Institutional Code 6896
  • International Applicants
    • Applicants from foreign countries where English is not the primary language must present:
      • Official scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score of at least 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, 213 on the computer-based TOEFL, or 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL is required.

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APPLICATION PROCESS

PhD students must apply to UNMC Graduate Studies Office. 

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All application materials must be received by the application deadline.

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Contact Information

Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health

Please contact the Graduate Program Director:
Ghada Soliman, MD, PhD, RD
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health
College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center
402-559-5157 

UNMC Graduate Studies Office

Phone Number: 402-559-6531
Email: unmcgraduatestudies@unmc.edu

 

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Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health
UNMC College of Public Health
986075 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6075

Cathy Cassel, Office Associate
Phone: 402-559-4325
Fax: 402-559-3773
Email: Catherine.Cassel@unmc.edu

 

UNMC Graduate Studies Office
Phone Number: 402-559-6531
Email: unmcgraduatestudies@unmc.edu

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