School Of Medicine
The Medical Education Program is a 4-year program with emphasis in primary care and duration of 166 weeks. It grants a doctor of medicine degree (MD degree).
The Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Biomedical Sciences is an integrated, interdepartmental program in the basic biomedical sciences that seeks to provide trainees with a broad-based two-year core curriculum followed by advanced courses and dissertation research leading to the Ph.D. degree.
The Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) is an integrated, multidisciplinary interdepartmental program in the basic medical sciences that is designed to provide trainees with a broad-based one-year core curriculum followed by a comprehensive examination leading to the Masters (MS) degree.
The Master of Science in School Psychology (MSSP) program of Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) is a Terminal Master Degree Program that concomitantly provides students the foundations of the School Psychology profession. The program will prepare its graduates to engage in competent practice of the profession, at the Master level.
This certificate program provides training in family and couples therapy. It is designed to enhance the assessment, intervention and consultation skills of professionals from the behavioral sciences, medicine and other health sciences holding at least a Master’s degree and professional license.
This certificate program trains teachers and professors to comprehend and use principles of neuroscience and neuropsychology in their work with students and for implementing learning environments based upon these principles.
School of Behavioral & Brain Sciences
The doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) has its theoretical foundations in the Biopsychosocial model and aims at preparing Health Services Psychologist.
The PhD. Clinical Psychology program of PHSU aims at training clinicians to approach the profession from a scientific perspective and to become competent in the production of new knowledge using scientific methods.
Public Health Program
”The purpose of the Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology (DrPH) is to educate professionals with knowledge, skills and abilities in the development of epidemiological methodology applied to health needs including the identification of risk factors, clinical research, programs assessment, prevention, protection and treatment of diseases. These professionals will contribute to the enhancement of the public health through analyses and reformulation of laws that impact health on the local, state and federal levels.
The MPH Program is established in response to the needs of our society. It provides a multidisciplinary program through education, research and community service to develop the skills of a public health professional necessary for the protection of health and prevention of disease of the individuals and communities. Students will be well prepared to improve the challenges of our health care such as improving the access of people suffering contagious diseases and work to reduce environmental hazards such as violence, drug use and abuse, accidents, etc.
School of Nursing
Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) has developed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program offering Direct Entry and Upper Division Entry Options.
School of Dental Medicine
Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) developed a Doctor in Dental Medicine (DMD) Program in 2023. This is a 4-year program with a comprehensive competency-based curriculum. Applications will be available in the summer of 2023. The first DMD class will start in the Fall of 2024.