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The Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) degree is designed for students ready to seize the opportunity in healthcare reform to design, implement and evaluate integrated care delivery systems. The program curriculum is unique in combining healthcare management, models of evidence-based and cost-effective interventions, accountability for clinical and cost outcomes, and entrepreneurship designed to meet the emerging demand for disruptive innovation.
The DBH offers both a Clinical and Management Concentration, and is an 84 – credit doctoral degree (students receive 30 – credits towards the program based on their master’s degree) offered through ASU Online that prepares graduates to be future leaders in integrated care. The curriculum includes ASU Online courses that include synchronous (live) chat with instructors and students, internship training with live streaming video consultation with experts in the field, and a culminating research project that includes a business plan specific to the students’ professional career interests.
Students may choose from a wide variety of elective courses based on their unique professional aspirations. This flexibility offers students the opportunity to develop a highly specialized plan of study best suited to their professional situation.
The Master of Integrated Health Care (MIHC) is designed to prepare the healthcare workforce of the future to design sustainable integrated health care programs that will achieve the Triple Aim: Improved patient experience of care; improved population health, and reduced cost of care.
The program curriculum is unique in combining healthcare management, models of evidence-based and cost-effective interventions, accountability for clinical and cost outcomes, and entrepreneurship designed to meet the emerging demand for disruptive innovation.
The MIHC is a full-time, hybrid (combining hands on classroom based and online learning), cohort-based program based in the Arizona State University Downtown Phoenix Campus. Students complete 30 credit hours over the fall and spring semester. The 30 credit hours are comprised of 7 core course, 2 elective courses, and the applied project. Students work on their integrated care project over the course of the program. Students select elective courses from the College of Health Solutions courses based on their unique professional aspirations. Convenient class times for working professionals.