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Consideration for admission to doctoral study in Health Education will occur each fall and spring term. The completed application packet must be received by the Health Education Program from the Graduate School by the dates shown:
Candidates for admission must have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited institution in health education or a health-related field. Admission to doctoral study is initiated through the Graduate School. Applicants will: (a) request official transcripts of all college coursework to send to UAB Graduate School; (b) submit (3) letters of recommendation from professors or others who are qualified to judge your ability to complete doctoral coursework; (c) complete the GRE indicating UAB as the recipient of your scores; and (d) submit writing sample(s), such as an essay describing your academic training, professional experiences and career goals, or scholarly papers presented during professional meetings. Admission to the program is competitive.
Ph.D. applicants should have a cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.00 or greater for prior college coursework and preferred GRE scores of 156 or greater for Verbal Reasoning and 156 or greater for Quantitative Reasoning. Faculty considers GRE scores as one indicator of an applicant’s potential success in the doctoral program.