Interprofessional Studies (DSc/PhD)

Curricular Components

The Interprofessional Studies program is composed of a research and an interprofessional component with opportunity for electives. The research component includes both coursework (18 quarter hours) and either clinical research (minimum 9 quarter hours) or dissertation research activities (minimum 12 quarter hours). The interprofessional component is composed of coursework (15 quarter hours) and practicum experiences (18 quarter hours). The student may select from a broad array of electives to complete the program (3-12 quarter hours).

REQUIRED COURSES

RESEARCH COMPONENT:

Coursework – 18 QH

HIPS 600

Introduction to Doctoral Study (3 QH)

HIPS 560

Critical Inquiry 1 – Research Design (3 QH)

HIPS 561

Critical Inquiry 2 – Statistics ( QH)

HIPS 562

Measurement Principles (3 QH)

HIPS 660

Ethics in Research (3 QH)

HIPS 680

Proposal Development (3 QH)

Research 

HIPS 710

DSC – Clinical Research (Min 9 QH)

HIPS 810

PhD – Dissertation Research (Min 12 QH)

INTERPROFESSIONAL COMPONENT:
Coursework – 15 QH

HIPS 501

Introduction to Interprofessional Healthcare Studies (3 QH)

HHCM 526

Leadership in the Healthcare Environment (3 QH)

HIPS 550

Evidence-Based Practice (3 QH)

HPTH 619

Principles of Education (3 QH)

HIPS 601

Interprofessional Healthcare Seminar (3 QH)

Fieldwork – 18 QH

HIPS 701

Practicum in Interprofessional Education (6 QH)

HIPS 702

Interprofessional Service Learning Practicum (6 QH)

HIPS 703

Interprofessional Healthcare Practicum (6 QH)

ELECTIVES:
Coursework – 3 – 12 QH


Specialty Healthcare Practice - PT or other Disciplines


Healthcare Administration Courses


Nutrition Courses

Total Requirements 60 Quarter Hours

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