Doctor of Philosophy in Health Systems and Policy (PhD)

Dean Gurney and Prof Mzayek

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practices, scientific theories, and methods. Students will examine access, cost, and quality of health care by understanding the structure, process, and outcomes of health systems. Graduate assistantships provide tuition reimbursement and stipends to full-time students. View Curriculum >

Degree Requirements

  • To qualify for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Systems and Policy, the student must complete a minimum of 54 semester hours of graduate coursework beyond the Master's degree.
  • No more than seven (7) credit hours in which a grade of C or below was earned will be counted toward degree requirements.
  • Students must maintain an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required for graduation, and grades of D or F will not apply toward the graduate degree.

Tuition and Fees

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Contact Us

Shirl Sharpe, MS
Academic Services Coordinator II

SangNam Ahn, PhS, MPSA
HSP PhD Program Coordinator

Christie Rakestraw
Graduate School Admissions Counselor



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