The Master of Science in Behavioral Health at the University of San Francisco prepares graduates to understand the integration of physical and psychological factors in addressing health disparities within healthcare delivery systems.
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One year full-time program to begin in August 2013.
Now accepting applications for fall 2013.
Application deadline for fall 2013 is Monday, July 15, 2013.
Graduates are equipped to work collaboratively with other health professionals to analyze and address complex interdisciplinary health-related challenges in diverse communities. Graduates will have the tools to propose strategies for improving access, delivery, and evaluation of health care policy and practices.
What is Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health concerns the psychosocial, cultural, biomedical, and health care delivery policies and practices that affect daily health behaviors.
- Evaluate historical and contemporary health care systems, regulations, and policies.
- Describe how health care systems serve diverse communities.
- Analyze and evaluate the psychological and socio-cultural factors that impact individual health behaviors.
- Exhibit knowledge and communication skills to work in inter-professional health care settings.
- Use evidence-based research to analyze, evaluate, and propose improvements to health care systems.
- Identify barriers and propose solutions to health care access and delivery issues.
- Actively contribute to the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective behavioral health care programs and campaigns in diverse programs.
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