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PhD Program Directory Related to Physical Therapy (PT PhDs)

PhD Program List

PhD in Health Sciences

  • Combined DPT-PhD Program Available: False
  • Must be a PT to enroll: False
  • Area(s) of Focus: <p>The interprofessional Ph.D. in Health Sciences is designed to prepare practicing health care professionals to assume leadership roles in academia, research, and/or health and human services practice settings. Areas of focus are Teaching, Leadership and Issues in Health &amp; Human Services, Discipline-Related, and Research.</p>
  • Program Director: Kory Zimney, PT, DPT, PhD
  • Website: https://www.usd.edu/usd-online/online-programs/doctor-of-philosophy-in-health-sciences
  • Program Email: health@usd.edu
  • Avg. time to Degree (yrs): 5
  • Students Enrolled (total): 36
  • Typical # Admitted / yr: 13
  • Program Format (e.g. full-time, part-time or either): Either
  • PhD Program Structure: Program is interdisciplinary - PT program is not administratively involved
  • Policy for Funding of Part Time PhD Students: Student Pays Tuition and Fees – little or no funding support
  • Policy for Funding Part Time Explanation:
  • Policy for Funding of Full Time PhD Student: Student Pays Tuition and Fees – little or no funding support
  • Policy for Funding Full Time Explanation:

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