Doctor of Health Science
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Health Science is designed for students with master’s degrees who work as health professionals with diverse work backgrounds, interests, and life experiences.  Students will have demonstrated the capacity to pursue more responsibility in healthcare and recognize the importance of health occupations that require registration, certification, and/or licensure or the possession of managerial experience in healthcare administration.  Courses emphasize critical-thinking and decision-making skills while developing the students’ abilities to analyze published research, challenging students to examine the current state of health care and to consider their roles in the provision of health care services to patients, clients, and the community.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Prior health care experience required and strongly considered in admissions
  • Requires two one-week on-campus institutes