High-quality, accessible healthcare is a national priority.

Through Walden’s PhD in Health Services program, you can gain the skills and experience you need to help prepare you for leadership positions in healthcare administration and policy in a variety of public and private healthcare settings.

Discover how to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare policy, broaden your knowledge of healthcare ethics and law, and engage in scientific inquiry to advance research and practice in health services. With this health services degree, you can also prepare to meet the challenges of today’s healthcare system and lead and inform dialogue about key health services issues—meaning you’ll be equipped with the tools you need to create positive social change as you change your world and the world of those around you.

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