The Doctor of Education, with a focus on Public Health Policy, will develop leaders who can influence change through population and public health initiatives and health policy. This program will enhance your skillset to be the change agent that positively influences public health, program development and higher education at a systems level.
The EdD in Public Health Policy is a study into leadership and program planning to address public health issues and population health issues. Combining public health and health policy together, the curriculum focuses on translating research and evidence-based practice in communities. It will provide graduates with the skill set to advocate in a policy arena at local, state, regional or national level.
With its unique scholarly capstone practice project and accelerated program length, the EdD program at Nebraska Methodist College is the preferred choice for professionals who want to become effective community and educational leaders while completing their studies in a reasonable timeframe.
Attending Nebraska Methodist College represents a major investment in your future. For most students, attending college takes planning and sacrifice. NMC recognizes this and is committed to helping you find every avenue to finance your education. View the Tuition by Program & Degree page for a comprehensive list of all Doctor of Education fees.
NMC encourages students to apply for all types of assistance for which they are qualified. Potential resources for this program include:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about what's available and how to apply.
Contact your organization's human resources office to find out what's available.
Employees of Methodist Health System can find details on the MHS Intranet. Under Human Resources select either MHS Benefits or MJE Benefits then scroll down to Pursuing Your Dreams.
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Applicants are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:
Application to the Doctor of Education program at Nebraska Methodist College is a competitive process. In order to be considered, applicants must have all application materials submitted by the posted application deadline.
To be considered for admission, the following items must be submitted to the Admissions Office prior to the application date:
All students are required to complete specific coursework. This list below should only be used as a curriculum guide. Course listings and required curriculum are subject to change.
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: SSC 730, or evidence of graduate-level statistics course
Prerequisites: Graduate statistics course
Prerequisites: Admission to EdD Program.
Please develop a thoughtful and organized response to the questions below. The admissions committee is looking for responses that are not only well supported but that also use appropriate style and grammar.
Each question response should be approximately 250-400 words using APA format and citations where applicable. Also know that instances of plagiarism within an applicant’s personal statement will disqualify them for acceptance to Nebraska Methodist College due to the College’s commitment to academic integrity and stringent plagiarism policies. Be sure to include your name and program on the document itself.