The Master of Science in Behavioral Health at USF is a one-year degree program that prepares students to address disparities present in current health care delivery systems. Students examine the intersection of physical and psychological factors that contribute to inequalities in health care delivery and work to alleviate such disparity in the field.
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Application deadline for Fall 2014 extended to July 25.
Graduates of the program work collaboratively with other health professionals to analyze and address complex health-related challenges in diverse communities. The program aims to provide graduates the tools to propose strategies for improving health care access, delivery, and evaluation of industry policy and practices.
What is Behavioral Health?
Behavioral health in a clinical setting concerns the psychosocial, cultural, biomedical, and health care delivery policies and practices that affect the daily lives of health care recipients and practitioners.
Award Winning MSBH Student
Gursimran 'Simma' Khahera is the recent award recipient of the Hilary Williams Ford Award. She's receiving this award as a graduating student who values social responsibility by applying gained knowledge in the behavioral health field. Simma works as a Research Assistant for a local San Francisco non-profit agency in drug treatment services, rehabilitation programs and drug & medical services.
For more information about the program, please contact Tamara White in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 422-3627.