January 8, 2024
You have three opportunities to begin the program each year. For our annual academic calendar and application deadline information, please contact an enrollment advisor at HEBonline@hhp.ufl.edu.
The standards described below apply to all students — domestic and international. However, additional requirements apply to international applicants.
Ideal candidates for the online Master of Science in Health Education and Behavior will have:
Note: The Department of Health Education and Behavior is not currently requiring or reviewing GRE scores as part of admission decisions.
All applicants are expected to provide a thoughtful and thorough statement of purpose. A strong statement may offset deficiencies in other areas of the application, and a weak one may diminish an otherwise strong application. Please review the information below and contact an application coordinator if you have any questions.
Your statement of purpose should describe in detail:
Your resume should be current and highlight previous professional and academic experience, as well as achievements and awards.
Pursuant to Florida Statute, your application requires inclusion of all post-high school education and employment, as well as information about ongoing international affiliations and research funding. Please ensure this information is included on your curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.
Two letters must come from academic sources, e.g., professors, instructors, or academic advisors. One letter must be from a full-time working professional who can attest to your abilities.
Official transcript should be sent directly from the institution to firstname.lastname@example.org or:
The application fee is $37.
You may submit your application any time before the deadline. Applicants are encouraged to submit supplemental material as soon as possible to avoid a delay in processing.
Applicants typically receive an admissions decision — accepted or denied — via email within two weeks of submitting a completed application.
Admitted students will receive further instructions regarding orientation, how to register for courses and where to obtain textbooks and other materials.
Students can transfer up to 9 credits of previous health education graduate coursework at the discretion of the department. Speak with an enrollment advisor for details.
To learn more about the University of Florida’s online Master of Science in Health Education and Behavior and download a free brochure, fill out the fields below. You can also call (888) 533-6944 to speak to an enrollment advisor.