The College of Allied Health Sciences at the Augusta University offers an innovative, interprofessional, and highly applicable PhD in Applied Health Sciences for professionals seeking advanced study and research training opportunities in order to comprehensively solve health care problems.
Provide advanced study and research training opportunities in a collaborative manner to comprehensively solve health care issues.
Prepare interprofessional, research-focused, and clinically-oriented, faculty in the health sciences.
Produce scholars capable of advancing the discovery, dissemination, and application of new knowledge in the health sciences.
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Graduates of this collaborative program will be research-focused and clinically oriented, able to work on health care teams in evidence-based practice or as allied health faculty. The program is offered full- or part-time as a program in the College of Allied Health Sciences through the Graduate School at the Augusta University’s Health Sciences Campus in Augusta.
Our program combines advanced health education with excellence in research. We provide graduates with the innovative research skills needed for health care in Georgia and beyond.
PhD in Applied Health Sciences
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Outstanding Research Opportunities
The Doctor of Philosophy curriculum is not lock-step.
- Students do not graduate as a class at the end of a specific semester.
- The average time to degree is approximately 4-5 years of full-time, year-round study.
- Acceptable duration of the program is between 3 and 7 years.
Fall Entry: March 15
In addition, identify a CAHS faculty who is willing to serve as your Major Advisor.
A Major Advisor is sometimes referred to as the dissertation advisor. Choose an Advisor based on your research interests. Take the time to decide who you want as your Advisor. This person is the most important faculty in your PhD training. Their role is to guide your doctoral training, including helping to select courses and direct your research. They should have the research background and track record to fulfil the role of an Advisor.
• The Advisor must have a graduate appointment in The Graduate School.
• Ask the Advisor to submit a letter of support to the Program Director Dr. Raymond Chong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Applied Health Sciences PhD program administered through a cooperative effort between The Office of Academic Admissions and The Graduate School. The Graduate School provides oversight to help set and ensure high academic standards in making the final decision.
Step 1: Application Submission
Step 2: Check Status
Step 3: Application Review
Exceptions and/or waivers of minimum requirements must first be supported and approved at the program level and then formally approved by the Dean of The Graduate School.
Step 4: Decision Notification