The Master of Public Health in health behavior and health promotion will give you the skills and experiences to effectively engage communities and develop programs that create the conditions to keep people healthy.
And with the diversity of population in Central Ohio and throughout the state, there are many opportunities to elevate your education at Ohio State as well as find the area of health behavior and health promotion that is right for you.
Mentorship from start to finish
Professional training to lead better health outcomes
Applied experiences, integrated learning
While my ultimate goal is to become a physician, having this degree in my toolbox will make me a more well-rounded clinician.
Jimmy Nash, MPH Student, Health Behavior and Health Promotion
Minimum credit hours: 45
Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree; 3.2 GPA (recommended); statistics course; social and behavioral health course
Program start: Autumn semester
Deadlines to apply
Ready to apply?
Review our application preparation recommendations prior to applying to the master’s program. You will submit your application through SOPHAS, and a supplemental Ohio State application. Priority deadline to apply is February 1 for graduate assistantship consideration.
Whether it is getting a deeper understanding of social work or advocating policy, the health behavior and health promotion MPH can be pursued simultaneously with master’s degrees in social work or public affairs. Connect with our advising staff to learn how to pursue a dual degree.