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Ph.D. in Health Professions

Prerequisites

Master's degree or higher academic degree in a health professions speciality from a regionally accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Practical experience within the healthcare arena within the past three years.

Overall GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate and graduate studies.

GRE(scores from within five years prior to the application deadline) sent by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) directly to SNHS. We are unable to accept electronic scores or copies of student score reports. Allow 4-6 weeks for such official scores to be received by SNHS. Simmons GRE code is 3761.

GRE Exemption: GRE not required if overall graduate GPA(for all graduate courses/degrees) is at least 3.5.

TOEFL(Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required of all applicants whose first language is not English.
No other English language exam is acceptable. Official scores, taken within two years before the application deadline date, must be sent by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) directly to SNHS. We are unable to accept electronic scores or copies of student score reports. Allow 4- 6 weeks for such official scores to be received by SNHS. The Simmons TOEFL code is 3761. No other English proficiency exam is accepted.

Official TOEFL scores are required as part of the application in order for an admission decision to be made.

TOEFL Exemption: TOEFL is not required if an applicant earned either a bachelor's or master's degree at a regionally accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.

Required TOEFL scores: 600 (paper based), 250 (computer based) or 100 (internet based).