Что я буду изучать?

Enhance Your Career by Earning Your Doctorate Degree Online. With a focus on qualitative and quantitative research, the hybrid Health Sciences, D.H.Sc. distance learning program will allow you to hone your skills in research, evidence-informed care delivery, education, curriculum development, and public health.

  • Earn your doctorate degree in as little as 40 months
  • 1-week on-campus seminar
  • 3 Concentrations
  • 3 Start Terms (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation from the Doctor of Health Sciences (D.H.Sc.) distance learning program, you will:

  • Become leaders with the skills and knowledge to initiate changes in health care environments
  • Have the ability to analyze and influence public policy related to health care services
  • Possess the skills necessary to effectively utilize evidence to support best practice clinical decisions
  • Have the knowledge to integrate evidence-informed complementary medicine modalities into care delivery
  • Be able to manage a health care practice/facility
  • Ability to use research to solve problems and make ethical decisions in health care settings
  • Effectively serve as consultants to patients, clients, community organizations, and professional colleagues
  • Generate more professors with improved higher education pedagogy


As a student, you can choose from one of three concentrations: Health Care Clinician, Health Care Education or Nutrition. Both have been thoughtfully designed to help you meet your professional goals. The dissertation topics can be an area of interest for you, with the approval of your advisor.

Clinician Concentration

Our Health Care Clinician concentration positions our graduates to be leaders in the complex and ever-changing health care environment. UB’s graduates of the Doctor of Health Sciences will have the knowledge and skills necessary to improve the health of the people and organizations they serve. The program will emphasize research, evidence-informed care delivery, and public health to meet the growing need. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates that health care will generate 3 million new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016, more than any other industry.

Education Concentration

For students who wish to teach, there is a tremendous opportunity. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that positions for post-secondary teachers in health care will grow by more than 15 percent.

There is a strong demand for doctoral-trained college professors in the health sciences. The Doctor of Health Sciences distance learning degree at the University of Bridgeport gives you the tools you need to be successful in the classroom. With coursework focused on research, leadership and education, you can leave the program confident in your ability to teach.

Clinical Nutrition Concentration

Students in the Doctor of Health Science Clinical Nutrition Concentration will review functional nutritional assessment and intervention applications of the major chronic diseases of our culture through evidence-based research.

This track contains four courses covering all the major disease states and their current nutritional and supplemental intervention strategies. Students will critically assess and evaluate these interventions and will hypothesize, design and upgrade current intervention strategies from a functional nutritional perspective. High-level critical thinking will promote innovative improved intervention theory, design and potential application of protocols for future clinical research and publication. An in-depth look at prevention and integrative approaches as it pertains to nutritional science will form a major component of this concentration.

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

College of Arts and Sciences

Варианты обучения

Онлайн/дистанционно с посещением (40 месяцев)

USD $680 per credit hour (This fee is for 2019-2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

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Начало обучения

24 Август 2020, 19 Январь 2021


College of Arts and Sciences

169 University Avenue,



6604, United States

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

For applicants who have not yet received their Bachelor’s degree certificate/diploma.

Для иностранных студентов

Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, or a first professional doctorate from a regionally accredited institution and professionally accredited program of study.

Healthcare experience, professional credentials, or licensure in a health-related field is preferred. Applicants without health care experience will be evaluated on their potential for success, such as significant leadership in education, health sciences, nutrition, and the clinical environment.

  • Proof of completion of Advanced Level at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI)
  • Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT) for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.5 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 58 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 95 for graduates
  • A grade of “C” or better from an accredited American university for one semester of college English Composition
  • An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Services) Level 112
  • An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English
  • An EIKEN score of Grade Pre-1 or above for graduates
  • A score of 4 or better on the “English A” Higher Level examination in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program

Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • July 15th for priority consideration for the Fall semester
  • December 1st for priority consideration for the Spring semester
  • April 15th for priority consideration for the Summer

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