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

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Interprofessional Healthcare Studies program provides an opportunity for existing practitioners from various healthcare disciplines or health professions to advance their educations, advancing their knowledge and skills.  The curriculum emphasizes the development of scholarly, evidence-based skills to improve health professions education and practice while focusing on the integration of interprofessional theory into healthcare practice and education.


  • 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