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Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences · PhD

Limited-Residency | 6 Tracks | 4 Years

Degree Objectives

The PhD in Health Sciences Program is committed to the development of healthcare professionals who can:

  • Conduct and disseminate evidence-based, sound, ethical scholarly work to contribute to the current body of scientific knowledge in their field.
  • Advance oral and written communication skills sufficient to publish and present work in their field.
  • Master quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
  • Develop and deliver instructional designs, assessment strategies, and curriculum based upon best practices in the scholarship of teaching and learning.
  • Enhance leadership abilities, including competence in the roles of clinician, researcher, educator, and leader.v
  • Develop knowledge expertise in the area of dissertation interest.
  • Describe and distinguish the various theories associated with the concentration area and develop advanced evidence-based practice knowledge.