Doctor of Health Science


  • Center City Campus
  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned


Program Length

3-4 years

Program Type

  • Online


Master’s degree or higher;
Professional healthcare or equivalent experience preferred


Name: Adam Bailis, PhD
  • Interim Program Director, Doctor of Health Science
  • Professor
  • Associate Dean of Research

Contact Admissions

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Program Outcomes

The DHSc program will enable students to deepen their knowledge in selected domains of clinical leadership and health professions teaching and learning, as well as leverage that knowledge in evidence-based practice. Didactic courses provide deep immersion in a broad array of emerging areas in the health professions. Doctoral project courses deliver experiential learning in defining the leading edge of an area of health care, investigating the basis of new challenges, and developing potential solutions. This combination of knowledge and skill will prepare DHSc graduates to become valuable problem solvers wherever their careers may lead.


JCHP DHSc graduates are prepared for leadership positions in diverse clinical, academic and corporate settings, including but not limited to:

  • College or University Professor
  • Health Practice Administrator
  • Academic Program Director
  • Academic Department Chair
  • Dean
  • Senior Scientist
  • Senior Policy Analyst
  • Chief Executive Officer