Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Services Research

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Application Deadline(s)

Fall 2019:

The applications will open on August 16, 2018The deadline for the fall semester is December 1, 2018.



1) Bachelor’s degree in a related field (i.e., social/behavioral sciences, epidemiology, management, biological sciences, or health professions) or substantial coursework in these fields.

2) Specific previous coursework required:

  • Minimum of one semester of calculus and one semester of statistics, each with a grade of B or better
  • EP713, Introduction to Epidemiology or equivalent and BS704, Introduction to Biostatistics or equivalent with a grade of B or better

A graduate degree (or graduate work in process) in a relevant field is strongly encouraged, though the PhD program will consider exceptional candidates with a bachelor’s degree.


At least 1–2 years of research experience is strongly encouraged.

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