Nov 13, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Sciences (Ph.D.)

Admissions Requirements  

Doctor of Philosophy, Health Sciences: Total 75 credit hours

Major Area Coursework

Discipline-Related coursework (15 credit hours):

  • Subject to advisor and Graduate Committee Approval

Dissertation (15 credit hours):


60% of coursework must be completed at USD. Up to 36 credits from USD or 29 credits from another regionally-accredited institution may be transferred in from the master’s or professional doctorate, subject to approval by the advisor and Graduate Committee.