Health & Behavior Studies
Welcome from Department Chair
Thank for you for visiting the Department of Health and Behavior Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. We think you will find that HBS offers many exciting opportunities to enhance your academic and professional skills and prepare you for a rewarding career in one of the fields for which we offer professional preparation.
Ed.M and Ph.D
Applied Science of Learning & Special Education
The programs offered in Applied Educational Psychology prepare students to serve as educators, scientists, and service providers in a variety of settings, including universities, schools, psychoeducational clinics, hospital-based child study clinics, and community agencies.
Applied Behavior Analysis
Masters of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, Advanced CABAS® Board Certification at various levels of competency
Intellectual Disabilities/ Autism
Master of Arts, Masters of Education, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
NY State teaching certificate
Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Master of Arts, Masters of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
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HBS in the News
Sponsored by the Gottesman Libraries and Health & Behavior Studies, medical expert Paul Offit, MD once again graciously returns to TC to meet with faculty and students to share his latest book and research / perspectives on the alternative medicine industry.
Sponsored by the Gottesman Libraries and Department of Health & Behavior Studies, medical expert Paul Offit, MD once again graciously returned to TC and agreed to participate in a Q&A discussion with some faculty, current and former students, and community member prior to his Book Talk.
The College's fifth annual conference on health disparities is highlighted by the launch of a new center and a call for a new paradigm of adapting coping to cultural differences
In funding a new nutrition center at TC, Laurie M. Tisch extends both a strategy and a longstanding relationship with the College
Organic lunch and conversation with TC Professor Emerita Joan Dye Gussow (Ed.D. -'75, M.Ed. '74, Nutrition Education) and heirloom seed expert Amy Goldman (MA '78, Developmental Psychology; and Ph. D., '84, Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University). Take a walk in Joan's garden, too.
Department Chair: Professor Stephen T. Peverly
Contact Person: Professor Stephen T. Peverly
Phone: (212) 678-3964 * Fax: (212) 678-8259 * Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 531 Thorndike Hall
Box Number: 114