Skip to main content

Health Policy Ph.D.

Ph.D. Program

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University's Ph.D. in Health Policy scholars work and learn at the epicenter of the national health care industry and adjacent to an elite academic medical center.

The Ph.D. in Health Policy program:

  • Develops students’ expertise in using interdisciplinary methods to address a wide range of health policy and health service challenges in the United States
  • Prepares graduates to work in elite academic, private sector, and governmental settings as part of multidisciplinary teams
  • Pairs candidates with faculty mentors and researchers in the Department of Health Policy and across Vanderbilt