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Doctor of Philosophy - Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

USA

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What will I learn?

The Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), one of the first offered in the Western United States, is an innovative approach to healthcare research and responds to the growing demand from federal funding agencies to have an interdisciplinary research approach to complex healthcare e emerging demand for an interdisciplinary approach requires the development of team science, which refers to conceptual and methodological strategies of collaborative research inquiry that will keep pace with the ever changing global healthcare milieu.

Available Options

Post Bachelor's Track

Post Master's Track

Learning Outcomes

Research
Independently produce sound translational research by generating innovative research questions, casting appropriate designs, implementing study protocols, analyzing data, and critiquing the results in written form.
Interdisciplinary
Demonstrate a sound understanding of how to conduct research in an interdisciplinary environment.
Expertise
Disseminate translational research findings orally and critique the scientific literature in area of specialty with sufficient depth to be considered an expert.

Career Possibilities

A Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences prepares the next generation of leaders, educators, and scholars/researchers within the health care industry.

Which department am I in?

School of Integrated Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,050.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 December 2022, 15 May 2023, 1 August 2023

Start date

17 January 2023, 15 May 2023, 28 August 2023, 16 January 2024

Venue

School of Integrated Health Sciences

4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.,

LAS VEGAS,

Nevada,

89154, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

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Graduated with a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the field

The minimum requirements of the Ph.D. in IHS are:

An overall undergraduate/graduate GPA of 3.25 or higher

For international students

Graduated with a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the field

The minimum requirements of the Ph.D. in IHS are:

An overall undergraduate/graduate GPA of 3.25 or higher

English Proficiency Requirement:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Minimum score: 6.5; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (Paper-based) Minimum score: 74; (Computer-based) Minimum score: 213; (Internet-based) Minimum score: 80. Michigan Test of English Language Placement (MTELP) - Minimum score: 85; Pearson Test of English (PTE)- Minimum score: 65.

Application Deadline: Aug. 1 for fall semester; Dec. 1 for spring semester; May. 15 for summer semester.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Nevada

UNLV provides excellent teaching quality and the diverse modern methods it uses ensure students are at the cutting-edge of their chosen field.

  • Wide selection of study programs including unique options
  • Most diverse school in the U.S (2022 U.S. News & World Report)
  • Thriving campus life amongst the lively Las Vegas atmosphere
  • R1 top tier award from Carnegie for research-related learning

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