Health Sciences (D.H.Sc.) - General
Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.
|HSCI 705||Ethical Issues in Health Science||3|
|HSCI 710||Healthcare Delivery Systems||3|
|HSCI 715||Cultural Competency in Health Sciences||3|
|HSCI 720||Principles and Theories of Teaching in the Health Professions||3|
|HSCI 725||Leadership in Professional Practice||3|
|HSCI 730||Risk Management in Health Sciences||3|
|HSCI 735||Evidence Based Practices in Health Sciences||3|
|Research & Statistics Core Courses|
|HSCI 810||Review and Critique of Health Science Literature||3|
|HSCI 815||Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis in Health Sciences||3|
|HSCI 820||Quantitative Research Methods and Statistics in Health Sciences||3|
Choose a total of nine credit hours from the following courses: Any 500-900 level course not already required by the degree.
|Applied Research & Experience Courses 1,2|
|HSCI 798||Practicum and Applied Doctoral Research Preparation||3|
|HSCI 888||Applied Doctoral Research Project I||5|
|HSCI 889||Applied Doctoral Research Project II||5|
|HSCI 890||Applied Doctoral Research Project III||5|
Applied Research & Experience courses may not be fulfilled with transfer credit or course substitution.
Once the student enters the Applied Research & Experience phase, he/she must maintain continuous enrollment (Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters) until all degree requirements are completed.
All applicable prerequisites must be met
- Complete 60 hours
- A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
- 3.0 GPA
- No grades lower than B- may be applied to the degree
- Degree must be completed within 7 years
- Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date