The online Doctor of Philosophy in Health Professions Education from Bellarmine University prepares students from diverse healthcare backgrounds to pursue college-level teaching, research, and leadership careers. Courses are offered through both synchronous and asynchronous virtual classes, with guided online work to be completed independently throughout the semester. Each student receives a program advisor who mentors and guides them through coursework.
Classes include, but are not limited to:
- Pedagogy in health professions education
- Principles of student assessment and evaluation
- Statistics in health professions education research
Healthcare career opportunities for graduates include athletic training, physical therapy, nursing, laboratory sciences, imaging, radiation, and dental hygiene. Statistics and research methods training will prepare graduates for scholarly activities. The online doctor of philosophy program is a high-quality program that prepares graduates for lucrative careers in health professions education.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Bellarmine University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.2 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Requires one-year experience in an educator role and/or three years experience in health professions