Doctor of Science in Interprofessional Healthcare Studies
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Program Details

The online Doctor of Science in Interprofessional Healthcare Studies emphasizes gaining simulation-based education skills, giving students the knowledge to teach both clinical and teamwork skills in a controlled environment.  Simulation-based education provides the opportunity to create learning environments for students to learn and practice medical procedures and acquire appropriate team-based collaboration and communication skills in safe environments without the risk of harm to actual patients.


  • Master’s degree or clinical doctorate in a healthcare related field such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, physician assistant studies, nursing, clinical laboratory sciences or others from an accredited college or university
  • Grade of B or higher in graduate level statistics
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0 (4.0 scale) in the master’s degree or professional doctorate
  • Be a licensed, registered, certified or otherwise credentialed healthcare professional in the United States
  • At least two years of experience in the professional discipline
  • GRE test scores or equivalent
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample
  • Resume or CV

School Accreditation Statement

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