About the MHS in Mental Health Program
The Master of Health Science degree is organized around a core set of four terms of graduate courses and a final research paper that demonstrates mastery of what has been learned in the coursework experience. Research is particularly active in the areas of: psychiatric epidemiology; genetic epidemiology of mental and behavioral disorders, cognitive health and aging; psychoactive drug use; school, family, and community-based preventive interventions; research methodology; youth violence; women’s mental health and pregnancy; global mental health; child sexual abuse and pedophilia; autism spectrum disorder and research on mental health service systems.
MHS in Mental Health Program Highlights
Mental Health department in a school of public health
Full-time and part-time
course offerings across departments
What Can You Do With a Graduate Degree In Mental Health?
MHS students do a variety of things after graduation. Several pursue advanced graduate training in doctoral programs or medical school. Other MHS students gain employment in academic institutes, community organizations, foundations, healthcare organizations, research and consulting firms, government agencies---making huge impact in lives of individuals and their communities.
- Clinical quality improvement associate
- Survey operations manager
- Senior research analyst
- Social science research analyst
- Research administrator
- Program manager
- Project director
- Research assistant
- Research associate
- Program/research coordinator
- Social science analyst
- Healthcare consultant
Curriculum for the MHS in Mental Health
For general admissions requirements, please visit the How to Apply page. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The program begins in the fall.
Standardized Test Scores
Standardized test scores are not required and not reviewed for this program. If you have taken a standardized test such as the GRE or MCAT and want to submit your scores, please note that they will not be used as a metric during the application review. Applications will be reviewed holistically based on all required application components.