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A Doctorate of Philosophy, or PhD, may require eight years or more to complete, as well as a dissertation. In most fields, the possession of a PhD qualifies the holder to become a professor of a chosen subject. There are many different programs available.

A career in the healthcare industry can be facilitated by undertaking studies in health sciences. This area of study prepares students who wish to work in the fields of health policy, management, administration, or as a basis for pursuing further education for a clinical career.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

PhD Degree in Health Sciences in USA

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4 Results in Health Sciences, USA

A.T. Still University, Online

This program prepares students to better understand and effectively manage and evaluate solutions to the ongoing challenges of healthcare access, cost, and quality. Healt ... [+]

This program prepares students to better understand and effectively manage and evaluate solutions to the ongoing challenges of healthcare access, cost, and quality. Health professionals are provided with the knowledge and skills to excel in project management, decision-making, organizational leadership, establishing evidence-based standards and gaining competencies to apply research to professional practice. A one-week residency is held in Arizona, and students can choose from the following concentrations: global health, leadership & organizational behavior, or fundamentals of education.

Chair: Kathleen DiCaprio, Ph.D. Credits: 70 Cost/Credit: $506 Total Cost: $35,420 Length: 3 years on average (7-year max) ... [-]
USA Kirksville
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
Online
University of Louisville

The Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences emphasizes teaching, research and community service related to influencing health-related behavior as well as t ... [+]

Overview

The Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences emphasizes teaching, research and community service related to influencing health-related behavior as well as the economic, environmental, organizational and policy supports necessary for sustained long-term health improvement. We are committed to helping our students address the social determinants of health, health disparities, and health equity.

The Ph.D. in Public Health Sciences specialization in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences is open to a select group of students who are committed to developing knowledge and skills in areas related to the social determinants of health, health disparities, and health equity. Students who complete this program will be suited to positions in academia as well as public health-related enterprises. Please note that this curriculum is in the process of being changed.... [-]

USA Louisville
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Concordia University Chicago - Exercise Science Graduate Degree Online Programs

The EdD in Leadership – Health & Human Performance is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to prepare students to pursue academic, clinical, leadership, and/o ... [+]

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The EdD in Leadership – Health & Human Performance is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to prepare students to pursue academic, clinical, leadership, and/or research roles in the fields of health promotion, exercise science, kinesiology, human performance, and other related disciplines. The program emphasizes a rigorous application of evidenced-based research, assessment, and scholarship as the basis for identifying and addressing issues arising out of the intersection of physical activity, health promotion, and human performance. The 61 credit hour program includes coursework in leadership, health, exercise science, research, statistics and a 9 credit hour dissertation requirement.... [-]

USA River Forest
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
Concordia University Chicago - Exercise Science Graduate Degree Online Programs

The Ph.D. in Leadership – Health & Human Performance is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to prepare students to pursue academic, clinical, leadership, and ... [+]

About

The Ph.D. in Leadership – Health & Human Performance is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to prepare students to pursue academic, clinical, leadership, and/or research roles in the fields of health promotion, exercise science, kinesiology, human performance, and other related disciplines. The program has a strong research orientation and aims to develop outstanding scholars and researchers who create and disseminate new knowledge about issues arising out of the intersection of physical activity, health promotion, and human performance.

The 66 or 67 credit hour program, which varies based on research course selection, includes coursework in leadership, health, exercise science, research, statistics and a 9 credit hour dissertation requirement.... [-]

USA River Forest
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online