Online Doctor of Behavioral Health – Clinical
Prepare for a successful career in the modern healthcare industry with a Doctor of Behavioral Health with a clinical concentration from the College of Health Solutions. The DBH degree program with a clinical concentration is designed to support master’s-level clinicians by offering advanced learning opportunities in behavioral interventions, medical literacy and entrepreneurship.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 18
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 84
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What is a clinical DBH degree?
The doctorate in behavioral health with a clinical concentration program can provide clinicians with the training and insight needed to pursue advanced careers in today’s integrated primary care environments. This clinical concentration features specialized coursework that focuses on teaching evidence-based behavioral interventions, along with a 270-hour internship for students who are licensed (or license eligible) as behavioral, medical or allied health professionals.
The DBH degree with a clinical concentration is an 84-credit doctoral program offered through ASU Online. It is uniquely tailored to graduates who want to take on leadership roles in integrated care. The curriculum includes synchronous (live) and asynchronous learning opportunities, giving you the ability to set your own schedule and collaborate with classmates and instructors in real time. Alongside the ASU Online courses, students have access to live webinars with faculty members and internship opportunities in practical healthcare settings.
What will I learn in a doctorate of behavioral health program?
This doctorate of behavioral health with a clinical concentration covers both healthcare interventions and management strategies for integrated behavioral health programs. The core curriculum is built around three pillars of education:
What you’ll learn through the ASU Online doctorate in behavioral health with a clinical concentration
Population-Based Health Management
Quality and Performance Measurement, Improvement, and Incentives
Healthcare Systems: Organization, Delivery and Economics
Behavioral Health Entrepreneurship
Models of Integrated Primary Care
Brief Interventions in Primary Care
Psychopharmacology for the Behavioral Care Provider
What can you do with a behavioral health degree?
Applicants to the DBH degree program must have a master’s degree (in any field) from a regionally accredited institution, and must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions. Additionally, candidates must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor’s degree program or in their applicable master's degree education.
Developing the health workforce of the future
At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more.
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