An earned masters or doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in previous coursework
Three to five years of healthcare-related work experience
A minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 90 (Internet-based), 213 (computer-based) or 550 (written) for all candidates for whom English is not the primary language.
Resume and personal statement (located in the application)
Successful completion of faculty interview
Transfer credits may be accepted on a limited basis, and only when all of the following criteria have been met: The coursework was completed at a regionally accredited institution at the doctoral level with a grade of B, or better. The syllabus demonstrates significant similarity to a required DHA course and has not been applied to any other credential. Any transfer credit request must be accompanied by an official transcript and will be reviewed by the program coordinator.