Doctorate of Health Sciences
Indiana State University

Program Details

The online Doctorate of Health Sciences prepares practicing health professionals to assume leadership roles in academic and/or clinical and research settings and to develop and implement solutions to health issues in society.  The curriculum teaches students to understand management and faculty roles, to plan and implement effective programs, to work within a healthcare system with other professionals, and to improve critical thinking and communication skills, all through the use of an interdisciplinary approach with a strong focus on pedagogy.  Courses cover applied health sciences, nursing, educational psychology, technology, biostatistics, epidemiology, health policy, social and behavioral sciences, and environmental health.


  • An undergraduate degree in health sciences, health education, or a related field
  • A master’s degree in health-related field with a grade B or higher in a master’s level statistics or research methods course
  • A minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or above (4.0 scale) on all graduate coursework attempted
  • Official GRE test scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current resume

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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