Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services
Walden University

Program Details

Gain the skills to evaluate the effectiveness of healthcare policy with Walden University’s PhD in Health Services. The curriculum prepares graduates for leadership or academic positions within the healthcare field.

Students in this online Health Science degree program will engage in scientific research and examine healthcare ethics and law. Core topics include healthcare financial management and economics, contemporary topics in US healthcare delivery, and principles of population health in healthcare administration. Graduates will be able to meet the challenges of today’s changing healthcare system and create positive social change.

The program offers students six specializations to choose from:

  • Community health
  • Healthcare administration
  • Leadership
  • Public health policy
  • Self-designed
  • Accelerated program for students with an MHA

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island