College of Health and Human Services

Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education

Background: The program prepares advanced students to contribute to the field of health education through teaching, research, and service. The doctoral program at UT consists of 70 credit hours beyond the Masters degree. All doctoral students in the Health Education program are required to develop a portfolio above and beyond coursework to document the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competency in the following six domain areas:

1.    Assess Needs, Plan, Implement, and Evaluate Health Education Programs
2.    Teaching
3.    Research 
4.    Grant Writing
5.    Service
6.    Advocate for Health and the Health Education Profession
 

Mission: The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Education Program is to prepare doctoral degree graduates in advanced study and research in health education. The program prepares advanced students to contribute to the field of health education through teaching, research, service, health education process, grant writing, and advocacy. Although health and research courses are required, the program is individualized through selection of elective courses and a cognate to develop each student for leadership roles in academia, private health sector, or government agencies. sely

Why UT for a PhD in Health Education? 

  • Nationally ranked program
  • Research and publication opportunities with fellow students and faculty
  • Experienced and caring faculty
  • Professional development through conference attendance
  • Small classroom sizes 
  • Publication opportunities 
  • Opportunities to teach in the classroom 
  • Coursework and portfolio prepare students for future employment 

You can submit your application at:
https://apply.utoledo.edu/prod/bwskalog.p_disploginnew 

For additional information please contact:
Dr. Joseph Dake, joseph.dake@utoledo.edu, 419.530.2767
Chair of School of Population Health

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Last Updated: 8/6/18