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School of
Community Health and Behavioral Sciences



In the field or in the classroom, experience forms the foundation of everything we do.


Research lies at the heart of the Bouvé educational experience.

Real-world experience alongside faculty experts and innovators

The School of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences offers students interdisciplinary education and research excellence; drawing on novel health technologies and data literacy to address society’s most pressing public health issues.

Our students are prepared to be the next generation of public health innovators and thought leaders; empowered to effect real change by leveraging new and emerging technologies and data. The School is designed to improve individuals, communities, and society through three pillars of excellence: – Health technology innovation – Public health interventions – Social and environmental reforms to address health inequities and social injustice

The future of community health and behavioral science starts now


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    Public Health and Health Sciences

    We offer programs in Health Science (aligns with pre-med/pre-health aspirations), Public Health, Exercies Science, Health Informatics, Real World Evidence, and various interdisciplinary programs and dual degrees.

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    Applied Psychology

    We offer programs in Applied Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Counseling Psychology, and School Psychology.

Institute of Health Equity and Social Justice Research

Disparities in health and mental health arise and persist as the result of complex individual, societal, and global factors. We bring together faculty and students from across Northeastern University, along with external research partners, to tackle these complex challenges. Our teams draw upon a wide range of research methods and interventions, but share a common commitment to promoting health equity and social justice through high-impact, community engaged research.

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PhD and Clinical Doctorates

Applied Psychology

Counseling Psychology (PhD)

School Psychology (PhD)

Health Sciences

Personal Health Informatics (PhD) (offered jointly with the Khoury College of Computer Sciences)

Population Health (PhD)

School Leadership