Online Doctor of Health Science Courses

The online Doctor of Health Sciences DHSc degree at University of Bridgeport is a 61-credit program including core courses, a specialized track, electives, and a graduate project or dissertation. There is also a one-week, on-campus residency at the end of the program. There are three 12-credit tracks to choose from Clinician, Education and Clinical Nutrition. In addition, students have the option to select 18-credits of electives.

Core Coursework (18 credits)


Clinician Track (12 credits)

Education Track (12 credits)

Clinical Nutrition Track (12 credits):


Electives (18 credits)

Dissertation and Seminar (13 credits)

Transfer Credit

For students with graduate coursework beyond the master’s degree from a regionally accredited university: no more than two (graduate) courses (6 credits) may be transferred into the program at the discretion of the Program Director.

Grading Policy

A grade of "C+" or better is required for credit toward graduation in all program coursework. Students must maintain a semester GPA of 3.0 or better throughout their studies. Those students that earn a GPA below 3.0 will be placed on academic probation. A GPA of 3.0 or better is required to graduate from the program.

Requirements for Graduation

  • Successfully complete all coursework
  • Approval of dissertation by the Dissertation Committee
  • Attendance at one week on-campus seminar

View all courses offered and read full course descriptions in our online course catalog system.

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