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Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Doctor of Health Science are expected to:

  • Validate one’s own personal leadership practices and recognize a leader’s influence on healthcare effectiveness
  • Organize and evaluate strategic practices based on various theories, models, and approaches for achieving healthcare transformation
  • Analyze and evaluate the role of ethical leadership in planning and guiding the change process
  • Examine the dynamics of power and politics on the delivery of healthcare, with a focus on the interrelationships of leadership, human capital, vision, and transformational change
  • Differentiate the characteristics of skilled practitioners who use evidence based medicine in support of the change process
  • Critique practices for building leadership capacity, coalitions and constituent support while working with resistance and conflict
  • Develop a solid foundation through the integration of theory and practice to implement a planned change process in health services delivery
  • Design and complete independent research projects using advanced methodologies on the individual, social and healthcare delivery system factors influencing health and/or academic outcomes
  • Translate evidence-based interventions and programs into health practice and policy through dissemination and implementation of scientific methodologies

Please visit the Doctor of Health Science program page to learn about the curriculum, program options, and more!