Doctor of Health Education
The Doctor of Health Education (D.H.Ed.) complements the University’s mission of encouraging its constituencies to become leaders in improving community health and wellness with a comprehensive appreciation of the whole patient while helping to create the best healthcare educators in the world.
This program is one of very few online doctorate degrees in health sciences designed to challenge you to examine your individual roles and responsibilities within the current state of healthcare education. In addition to enjoying the convenience of taking your health education courses online, as a graduate, you will be recognized as an innovative leader in educating patients, students, and peers, as well as achieving excellence in policy development, program design, management, implementation, and evaluation of local issues.
The D.H.Ed. is a 74-84 credit-hour, 18-20 course program. All class work is completed 100 percent online, and students are never required to come to campus to complete the degree.
Check out the Doctor of Health Education program guides above to learn more about the program and the University. Read detailed course descriptions, view program electives, and get to know the program chair and administration. The program guide can answer many of your questions regarding application information, tuition, and more.
Your fully accredited doctor of health education degree from SHM opens the door to a variety of career options. In an ever-changing job market, it’s great to know that a reputable university stands behind you and that with your degree you are equipped to make a positive impact in the world.
|Assistant/associate professor in health education||Provide undergraduate and graduate education and professional preparation, supervise student teachers, supervise internships, serve on dissertation committees, provide leadership, conduct and publish research|
Director of health and wellness program (for a corporation)
Lead development of health and wellness strategies that can be integrated into business processes at worksites
|Clinical studies coordinator||Manage development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of research studies; manage study protocol development and compliance with appropriate federal guidelines; develop standard operating procedures and study documents; manage study site monitoring, performance evaluation, and training|
|Director of community health services||
Serve as lead advisor on improving access to healthcare and health education services, provide technical oversight related to community health projects, build community capacity for providing services, develop and manage interventions to improve access to services, establish community networks
For more information regarding the Doctor of Health Education program, contact an online enrollment counselor at 866.987.7776 or email@example.com.
Blackboard Demo Course
ATSU has set up a demo course of our Blackboard Learning Management System
for interested students. Please go to our guest demo site, and login with:
Blackboard ID: DHEdemo