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.
The PhD program is of interest to the fields of :
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.
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
Health care professionals should be credentialed as appropriate in their field. Applicants with non-health professional degrees will be considered.
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