Offering 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.
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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 awarded through the Graduate School at the Augusta University’s Health Sciences Campus in Augusta.
The Augusta University's PhD in Applied Health Sciences Program addresses the acute need for discipline-specific health care PhD programs.
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 program allows students to structure course work within three concentration areas: rehabilitation science, health care outcomes, and diagnostic sciences.
"One of the strengths of the Applied Health Science Ph.D. program is the faculty. They
are passion about training students and always willing to go above and beyond for
their students. They take pride in making sure their students are excelling academically
and are involved in research projects that will have a great impact."
Kendra Bufkin >>
"I enjoy research, but needed enhanced knowledge and skills to produce quality research. This program is allowing me to do just that- become an expert within the field of my choice (ALS and QoL) while learning the essentials to be a solid researcher." - Stephanie Johnson
"As a clinician first and foremost, the program allows me to continue to think like
one while I start transforming of becoming a scientist for which my research will
support the advancement of my profession of physical therapy." - Lawrence Ramiscal
Stephanie Johnson and Lawrence Ramiscal >>