Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

College of Health Professions

Interprofessional Studies


North Chicago, IL 60064

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate, PhD - The PhD program is a continuation of the DSc which focuses on theoretical research and culminates in a fundable, publishable quality research project.;DSc- The capstone experience is a clinical project of local or national significance.

Format: Online

Program Description:

This program is an opportunity for practitioners in various disciplines such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, physician assistants, and clinical laboratory sciences to advance their knowledge and skills in collaborative interprofessional practice. Students study part-time on campus and online in an interprofessional curriculum focusing on creating innovative methods to bridge the healthcare professions. The program emphasizes the development of scholarly evidence-based skills to improve healthcare.


The University holds accreditation through: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504 1-800-621-7440 1-312-263-0456 All entry level professional programs hold accreditation through their respective professional accrediting associations.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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