Top PhDs in Health 2020

A PhD, or Doctorate of Philosophy, is one of the highest degrees awarded in academia. It is a terminal degree and graduates often teach at the university level. A PhD often requires students to complete research, involving a thesis and a dissertation in order to fulfill the program requirements. What is a PhD in Health? In a PhD program, students may explore and research different aspects of healt… Read more

A PhD, or Doctorate of Philosophy, is one of the highest degrees awarded in academia. It is a terminal degree and graduates often teach at the university level. A PhD often requires students to complete research, involving a thesis and a dissertation in order to fulfill the program requirements.

What is a PhD in Health? In a PhD program, students may explore and research different aspects of health, such as health care policy and health care administration. Students may take courses related to community health, medical practices, epidemiology and disease prevention. Because of the research aspect, students may also learn about qualitative and quantitative research methods, biostatistics and measuring tools. Once core courses and research method courses are completed, typically students begin working on their specific research project.  

Graduates of a PhD program in health typically leave the program as an expert in their subject. Many students then begin to consider how they can make an impact on global or local health care policy.

Program costs for a PhD in Health can range in price depending on length, location, stipend and scholarship availability. Some schools offer PhD students either reduced or no tuition in order to entice students to conduct important research.

Once someone is awarded a PhD in Health, many doors of opportunity open up to him or her. Some graduates may choose to enter the field of hospital administration. Another possible path for students can be teaching at the university level. Other graduates may choose to continue with their research and work at a government health institute as a patient advocate, clinical researcher, medical statistician and more.

If you’ve always wanted to further your career in health, it’s time to consider online classes. If you want to find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
San Francisco, USA

The School of Nursing and Health Professions offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a variety of track options providing one-of-a-kind opportunities for interprofessi ... +

The School of Nursing and Health Professions offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a variety of track options providing one-of-a-kind opportunities for interprofessional collaboration. -
PhD
Full-time
24 months
English
Campus
Online
 
Northeast Ohio Medical University- College of Graduate Studies
Rootstown Township, USA

Integrated pharmaceutical medicine is the scientific discipline concerned with the discovery, development, formulation, delivery, pharmacologic and toxicologic evaluation, reg ... +

Integrated pharmaceutical medicine is the scientific discipline concerned with the discovery, development, formulation, delivery, pharmacologic and toxicologic evaluation, registration and scientific monitoring of drug entities for the benefit of public health. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
Nova Southeastern University Online
Fort Lauderdale, USA

In our D.N.P. program, you'll identify healthcare problems and turn complex research into real-world programs that better the field. If you don't have an M.S.N. but have a rel ... +

In our D.N.P. program, you'll identify healthcare problems and turn complex research into real-world programs that better the field. If you don't have an M.S.N. but have a related master's degree, you only need to complete one bridge course to enter the program. -
PhD
Full-time
6 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
Los Angeles, USA

The USC School of Pharmacy established the nation’s first Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in 1950 and remains a pioneer in the innovative education and preparation of tomo ... +

The USC School of Pharmacy established the nation’s first Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in 1950 and remains a pioneer in the innovative education and preparation of tomorrow’s practicing pharmacists. -
PhD
Full-time
8 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Louisville - School of Public Health and Information Sciences
Louisville, USA

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

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. -
PhD
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Ariel University
Ari'el, Israel

Join doctorate students from Israel and many other countries around the world in developing and expanding your horizons. Take your research to the next level by furthering you ... +

Join doctorate students from Israel and many other countries around the world in developing and expanding your horizons. Take your research to the next level by furthering your academic interests and experience in advanced laboratories, under the guidance of world-class researchers with proven research in an environment of multidisciplinary international research cooperation. Our doctorate students publish papers in leading refereed international journals and conferences. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Union University
Jackson, USA

The challenges facing the health care community in the 21st century are numerous, and practitioners will need excellent pharmaceutical, professional and ethical training.

The challenges facing the health care community in the 21st century are numerous, and practitioners will need excellent pharmaceutical, professional and ethical training. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, USA

The Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) program at Georgia Southern University will prepare you to be effective public health professional. Whether you’re a full-time student or ... +

The Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) program at Georgia Southern University will prepare you to be effective public health professional. Whether you’re a full-time student or an employed public health professional, our program will give you the knowledge, skills, and values you’ll need to join the workforce or to upgrade your skills and your career path. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
13 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Georgia - College of Engineering
Athens, USA

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students initiate and drive cutting-edge research that with supporting studies, position them to be new leaders in the advancement of their field ... +

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students initiate and drive cutting-edge research that with supporting studies, position them to be new leaders in the advancement of their field and for success in a range of careers in industries. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Pécs
Pécs, Hungary

The Academic Program offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy leads to the Pharmacy degree with a Pharm. D. title. This program extends over a period of five years (10 semesters).

The Academic Program offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy leads to the Pharmacy degree with a Pharm. D. title. This program extends over a period of five years (10 semesters). -
PhD
Full-time
5 years
English
Campus
 
Palacky University
Olomouc, Czech Republic

The doctoral study programme in kinantropology focuses on study and research in the field of adapted physical activity according to the preferences of each individual post-gra ... +

The doctoral study programme in kinantropology focuses on study and research in the field of adapted physical activity according to the preferences of each individual post-graduate student. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

This pharmaceutical sciences doctoral programme provides rigorous research training in a range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the success of modern pharmaceuti ... +

This pharmaceutical sciences doctoral programme provides rigorous research training in a range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the success of modern pharmaceutical scientists in the pharmaceutical industry, government, and academia. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield, USA

The online Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program offered by Sacred Heart University infuses practice-focused doctoral education with innovation and practical clinic ... +

The online Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program offered by Sacred Heart University infuses practice-focused doctoral education with innovation and practical clinical research and scholarship. -
PhD
Part-time
3 years
English
06 Jan 2020
16 Dec 2019
Online
 
McMaster University Faculty of Humanities
Hamilton, Canada

The M.Sc. in the Cognitive Science of Language or an equivalent Master’s degree is required for entrance into the Ph.D. program.

The M.Sc. in the Cognitive Science of Language or an equivalent Master’s degree is required for entrance into the Ph.D. program. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
08 Sep 2020
01 Feb 2020
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

This program is unique in providing an accredited doctorate degree in the interdisciplinary field of human sexuality, with concentrations in human sexuality and clinical pract ... +

This program is unique in providing an accredited doctorate degree in the interdisciplinary field of human sexuality, with concentrations in human sexuality and clinical practice. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus