DrPH - Health Advocacy and LeadershipCapella University

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DrPH - Health Advocacy and Leadership

Increase your effectiveness as a public health advocate and leader and make an immediate impact in your field through an applied public health research project. This professional doctorate, developed around national public health curriculum standards, is one of the few online DrPH programs in Health Advocacy and Leadership. The curriculum emphasizes leadership theories and principles; public health program and policy planning, implementation, and evaluation; factors that contribute to population-based health disparities, nationally and globally; and communication, collaboration, advocacy and leadership strategies used to address public health issues. Capella's multidisciplinary approach to public health education also provides you with opportunities to collaborate with other public and private sector professionals whose work often intersects with the field of public health.

With your Doctorate in Health Advocacy and Leadership from Capella, you'll evaluate public health theories and professional practices from a national and international perspective. You'll also learn to create equitable public health solutions for diverse and vulnerable populations in the global community, and lead collaboratively with integrity and social responsibility.

Common jobs with an online Doctorate in Health Advocacy and Leadership include health policy analyst, health research analyst, health specialist, infection prevention and control professional, program director, public health analyst or research analyst. Potential workplaces include: consulting firm, community college, government, health care industry, national health advocacy institute, national institute of health, national research institute, nonprofit organization, land-based or online college or university, research organization, social welfare organization or state department of health.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsDoctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelDoctorate
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.