DSC 702

Doctoral Dissertation II


The final and central requirement for awarding the DSC. degree is the completion of a substantial and original independent research project. The successful completion of this requirement is demonstrated through the production of a dissertation document, describing the research project and its results, and the defense of the project from challenges offered by the members of the student’s faculty Dissertation Committee. The quality of the dissertation and the defense of its thesis are evaluated by the Dissertation Committee in order to determine if the student has successfully completed this final requirement for the DSC.

In this course students will:

  • Develop Chapter Four: Discussion and Conclusion
  • Finalize Dissertation document
  • Present the Dissertation

Learning Outcomes

  • Display mastery of integrative health and nutrition knowledge and skills;

  • Use ethical standards;

  • Demonstrate effective communication of scientific concepts;

  • Illustrate the ability to perform original scholarship in specialized areas of healthcare sciences;

  • Exhibit the ability to perform original research that advances scientific knowledge.

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Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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