Interprofessional Studies (DSc/PhD)

This program is an opportunity for practitioners in various professions such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, physician assistants, clinical laboratory sciences and other health related professions such as health administration or health law to advance their knowledge and skills in collaborative interprofessional practice. Students study online in an interprofessional curriculum focusing on creating innovative methods to bridge the healthcare professions. The program emphasizes the development of scholarly evidence-based skills to improve healthcare.

PhD   - The PhD program is a continuation of the DSc which focuses on theoretical research and culminates in a fundable, publishable quality research project.

DSc   - The capstone experience is a clinical project of local or national significance.


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