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PhD in Health Services

High-quality, accessible healthcare is in great demand. Through Walden’s PhD in Health Services program, you can prepare for a leadership role in a range of public and private healthcare organizations. Gain an understanding of current health legislation, policy, and ethics and how they affect the delivery of healthcare today. Conduct original research as you position yourself to become a leader in the field.

Receive a 20% tuition reduction if you reside outside the US and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contact you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the program that’s right for you, then apply.

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What Our Students Say:

“One of the main reasons I enrolled at Walden was because it is accredited, which means my degree is valid anywhere across the world.”

Isaac Aliche

Walden Graduate
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As a PhD in Health Services student, you can

  • Gain the knowledge needed to help identify and address critical concerns related to the nation's healthcare system.
  • Combine your interests in health services and public health, and broaden your career options in the private and public sector.
  • Enhance your critical thinking and decision-making skills as you learn to assume greater responsibility in leadership positions.
  • Work toward the same degree as prominent Walden graduates who are leaders in the field, including both a participant in the highly competitive Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Nurse Faculty Scholars Program and the president of the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

  • Community Health
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Leadership
  • Public Health Policy
  • Self-Designed

Why a Walden PhD in Health Services?

Exceptional Student Support from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.
Cutting-Edge Multimedia - Videos, simulations, and presentations coupled with the latest classroom technology provide an unmatched online experience.
11-Week Courses - Each course is followed by a 2-week break so you can enjoy time with your family, travel, and relax.
Global Perspective - Join a community of students and faculty with diverse backgrounds and experience.

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