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Health Sciences Graduate

Advanced training for health professionals

We offer programs focused on strong and practical clinical training with opportunities in urban and rural settings.


Addiction Counseling & Prevention

Our programs emphasize state-of-the art, evidence-based approaches to addiction. These entirely online courses of study allow you to pursue a graduate certificate or a Master of Arts degree in addiction counseling & prevention.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences

The interprofessional Ph.D. in health sciences is designed to prepare practicing health care professionals to assume leadership roles in academia, research and/or health and human services practice settings.

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The online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) meet growing demands for nursing leadership and informatics at an advanced level.

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Occupational Therapy

Help people of all ages and abilities live life to its fullest with a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree. An advanced track occupational therapy doctorate is available to practicing therapists who graduated with a M.S. degree in occupational therapy from USD.

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Physical Therapy

Our program teaches students to help others function optimally and prevent limiting conditions. We offer a traditional Doctor of Physical Therapy.

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Physician Assistant

We offer a Master of Science degree for physician assistants, a growing healthcare profession that practices medicine with physician supervision.

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Public Health

Students with a Master of Public Health degree can help prevent disease and prolong life by investigating society's most pressing health problems.

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Social Work

Students of social work are people who care about others and want to make a difference. A Master of Social Work degree can advance your career in this interdisciplinary field.

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