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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.

Degrees

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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Board Certified Behavior Analyst 

Become a leader in educational or behavioral health settings where behavior analysts support individuals of all ages and are key interdisciplinary members that work alongside educators or other related health providers with a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBAs®) certificate.

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Child & Adult Advocacy Studies 

Become better equipped to accomplish the work of related agencies (social work, criminal justice, nursing, etc.) to advocate on behalf of victims and survivors of maltreatment with a Graduate Certificate in Child & Adult Advocacy Studies (CAAST).

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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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Nursing

The online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 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 public health backgrounds will learn new ways to apply concepts in relationship to clinical and related practices. Becoming an expert in public health will 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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