May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Health Science & Exercise Leadership, Doctorate

Location(s): Online


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The D.H.Sc. program will prepare you to drive the change from America’s current “sickness-centric” healthcare to a preventive health and wellness focus. Your degree courses, evidence-based electronic professional portfolio and optional dissertation will position you as a leader in exercise, fitness and wellness throughout Pennsylvania and across the United States.

Student Learning Outcomes


  • The DHSc candidate will synthesize adult learning theories into a working framework of instruction. 
  • Bridging theory into practice the DHSc candidate will use his/her leadership skills and abilities to create and execute a service-learning project. 
  • The DHSc candidate will compile, and synthesize original research to solve contemporary health, exercise, wellness, and fitness problems. 
  • Develop proficiency in assembling, synthesizing, and delivering information and knowledge using technology, media, and other information services.

Curriculum Requirements


Total Core Credits Required:


Related Electives


*The DHSc candidate will take either EXSC 7600  or the free elective based on an advisement session with the program coordinator/advisor

Total Number of Credits to Complete the Program: 48 (53 With Optional Dissertation 53)


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