Curriculum

In our PhD in Public Health dissertation completion program, you’ll conduct original research on a public health topic that supports your interests and goals. You can build on your expertise to become a more effective scholar-practitioner—and make compelling contributions to advance the health of communities worldwide.

Earning your doctoral degree in public health can position you to pursue prominent career roles as a leader, researcher, consultant, or educator in a wide range of settings. Gain the knowledge and credentials to change your world and improve the lives of countless people across the globe.

Minimum Completion Requirements

  • 25 quarter credits
    • Preparing for Dissertation course (5 cr.)
    • Proposal, dissertation, and oral presentation (20 cr.)
    • Two dissertation intensives (in-person writing workshops)

Students are encouraged to complete the dissertation within 1 to 2 years. The maximum time to degree completion is 3 years.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PUBH 8551 Course Preparing for Dissertation Credits (5 cr.)
Dissertation Intensive (in-person writing workshop)
Course Code PUBH 9001 Course Dissertation Credits (5 cr. per term for a minimum of 4 quarters until completion)
Course Code PUBH 9001 Course Dissertation Credits (5 cr. per term for a minimum of 4 quarters until completion)
Dissertation Intensive (in-person writing workshop)
Course Code PUBH 9001 Course Dissertation Credits (5 cr. per term for a minimum of 4 quarters until completion)
Course Code PUBH 9001 Course Dissertation Credits (5 cr. per term for a minimum of 4 quarters until completion)
Note: Time to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic, such as tuition and fee increases; transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; part-time vs. full-time enrollment; writing, research, and editing skills; use of external data for the doctoral study/dissertation; and individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations, caregiving responsibilities, or health issues; leaves of absence; or other personal circumstances.
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