The PhD in Population Health Sciences is intended for recent graduates of master’s degree programs in public health, social work, social sciences (psychology, sociology, economics and political science) and health sciences (i.e., nursing, pharmacy, etc.) who wish to enhance their research skills and application and knowledge of population health sciences.
The program is also intended for practicing health professionals working in government, community health organizations, NGOs, health care plans or management companies, and academic institutions; healthcare, pharmaceutical industry, foundation, professional and trade association executives and managers; health information technology professionals; and individuals working in public health and government or regulatory positions at the local, state, and federal levels.
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Jefferson School of Population Health
At JSPH, we prepare leaders with global vision to develop, implement, and evaluate health policies and systems that improve the health of populations and thereby enhance the quality of life.
We fulfill this mission by providing exemplary graduate academic programming in public health, population health sciences, health policy, healthcare quality and safety, and applied health economics and outcomes research. Academic programming is enhanced by sustained reserarch publications and professional development programs.