Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences
Rush University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences program prepares professionals to become leaders who are able to discover and disseminate new knowledge in the allied health sciences.  The curriculum provides students with the skills needed to teach, practice, and perform research in order to advance the science and practice of health care.  Coursework includes education, leadership, research, and statistics as students achieve professional development in areas that match their professional interests.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Appropriate certification or licensure in your health science profession by a major U.S. certification or licensing agency, as applicable
  • Health care experience in your professional area of study
  • Prior research experience, especially in a medical or biomedical environment