Doctor of Health Sciences (D.H.Sc.) Program Prerequisites

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a graduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, or a first professional doctorate from a regionally accredited institution and professionally accredited program of study, where appropriate
  • Health care experience, professional credentials, or licensure in a health-related field is preferred. Applicants without health care experience will be evaluated on their potential for success, such as significant leadership in education and the clinical environment

Required Materials

  • University of Bridgeport Application
  • $75 application fee (non-refundable)
    • Check or money order should be made payable to the University of Bridgeport
  • Official transcripts from every school attended
    • World Education Services (WES) evaluation for any foreign coursework
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Personal statement
    • In 500 words or more, detail your reasons for wanting to undertake doctoral studies, your most significant personal and professional accomplishments, the extent to which your personal and professional responsibilities will allow you to devote the necessary time and effort to the program, and a description of your potential dissertation topic
  • Résumé

Optional Materials

  • Writing sample
    • Publications authored by the applicant as first or second author in peer-reviewed publications
  • Interview
    • An interview may be required at the discretion of the Office of Admissions

Deadlines

Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • June 1 for priority consideration for the fall semester
  • November 1 for priority consideration for the spring semester
  • April 1 for priority consideration for the summer semester

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May
3
Wed
Acupuncture Institute Information Session @ UB Clinic, Room 301
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Come explore our University of Bridgeport Acupuncture Institute (UBAI) graduate level programs, including:
  • Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Chinese Herbology
  • Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Students will have the opportunity to tour the UB Acupuncture Clinic, view a clinic demonstration, and speak with the Director of UBAI and Admissions. Topics covered will include the application process, scholarship opportunities, and how our program can work for you.

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May
7
Sun
Commencement 2017 – Graduate Health Sciences @ Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This ceremony is set to confer graduate candidates from:

  • Acupuncture Institute
  • Fones School of Dental Hygiene (graduate)
  • Nutrition Institute
  • Physician Assistant Institute
  • College of Chiropractic
  • College of Naturopathic Medicine

Visit commencement.bridgeport.edu for more details.

May
9
Tue
Physician Assistant Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Fl
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Students interested in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

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Jun
7
Wed
Acupuncture Institute Information Session @ UB Clinic, Room 301
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Come explore our University of Bridgeport Acupuncture Institute (UBAI) graduate level programs, including:
  • Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Chinese Herbology
  • Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Students will have the opportunity to tour the UB Acupuncture Clinic, view a clinic demonstration, and speak with the Director of UBAI and Admissions. Topics covered will include the application process, scholarship opportunities, and how our program can work for you.

Register on the date that works best for you:

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