Doctor of Health Science
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

Rise to the top of your field with a Doctor of Health Science degree. Whether you are an administrator, practitioner, or professor in the healthcare field, you can benefit from the advanced topics and leadership skills covered in this online doctorate.

Students are challenged to address complex and critical healthcare issues by building on their analytical and critical thinking skills. Convenient online coursework allows you to continue your current job, while two week-long summer seminars provide intensive in-person instruction. Graduates will be well positioned to lead health systems, hospitals, or public organizations, as well as take on professor or dean roles in a university setting.

Choose from three concentrations to focus your coursework:

  • Education in Health Care
  • Global Health
  • Telehealth

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

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

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Prior health care experience is required and strongly considered in admissions.
  • Students must attend two one-week summer seminars on campus.