Doctorate Programs

Acute Care Nursing Practice (DNP) – Post Baccalaureate DNP

A specialization in Acute Care provides a minimum of 500 hours of clinical learning including an acute care practicum. Develop the expertise necessary for patient management of high-risk critically ill adults and their families and advanced nursing practice skills across the wellness-illness continuum.

Counseling (PhD) Specialization in Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling/Therapy

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Counseling is CACREP-accredited and provides a specialization in marital, couple, and family counseling / therapy for students who hold a master's degree in counseling or a related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university. The program trains students for leadership positions in counseling and related fields.

Curriculum and Instruction (PhD) Specialization in Curriculum Evaluation and Research

Prepares graduates for positions as evaluators, scholars, and researchers in academic, governmental, and non-profit research institutes. This specialization emphasizes interdisciplinary perspectives, theories, and methodologies related to contemporary issues in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Curriculum and Instruction (PhD) Specialization in Early and Middle Childhood Education

Prepares professionals who can conduct research on the care, education, and welfare of young children, but also provide programs and services that are developmentally appropriate for children of varying ability, culture, and language. In addition this specialization prepares professionals to work in urban, multicultural environments where policy decisions, issues, and curriculum development require careful study and analysis.

Curriculum and Instruction (PhD) Specialization in Reading, Literacy and Cognition

Designed for individuals who aspire to university teaching, policy, research, and curriculum development positions in reading and literacy related fields. The goals of this specialization are to produce scholars who will enhance the knowledge base of curriculum and instruction for literacy; provide leaders for all levels of reading instruction, in the design, implementation, and evaluation of educator preparation programs; and prepare individuals who can provide expertise and leadership to the evolving field of reading.

Curriculum and Instruction (PhD) Specialization in Special Education

The doctoral program prepares you for career positions in community, state, and government agencies; classroom teaching, and personnel preparation positions. Although the program orientation is non-categorical, you will have the opportunity to develop expertise in one category of exceptionality (i.e., Specific Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders, or Autism) by completing the Seminars in ESE, the elective course(s), and the dissertation.

Curriculum and Instruction (PhD) Specialization in TESOL

Emphasizes second language and literacy acquisition as well as bilingualism, thereby preparing professionals for academic positions in the United States and abroad.

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

The Doctor of Ministry degree provides advanced theological reflection on and understanding of ministerial praxis and leadership through the study of practical biblical, systematic, sacramental/liturgical, and moral theology. It offers concentrations in institutional and military ministry or in Hispanic/Latino theology and ministry for ecclesial ministers. This program recognizes a critical need for the professional development of minsters and responds to the shortage of educational opportunities in South Florida for advanced studies that emphasize the ministerial implications of the insights of theology.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

The Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree is an intensive four-year curriculum designed to provide students with a broad base of medical knowledge and extensive clinical experience in podiatric medicine. After graduation students are prepared to continue their careers in a residency program. They can specialize in orthopedics, primary care, sports medicine, surgery, podopediatrics, or wound care and management.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine / Business Administration (MBA) Dual Degree

Earn a Master of Business Administration while pursuing a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. This dual-degree program can be completed within four years if students possess the necessary business prerequisites.

Dual Program - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine / Business Administration (MBA)

Earn a Master of Business Administration while pursuing a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. This dual-degree program can be completed within four years if students possess the necessary business prerequisites.

Early and Middle Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction (PhD)

Prepares professionals who can conduct research on the care, education, and welfare of young children, but also provide programs and services that are developmentally appropriate for children of varying ability, culture, and language. In addition this specialization prepares professionals to work in urban, multicultural environments where policy decisions, issues, and curriculum development require careful study and analysis.

Educational Leadership (EdD)

This educational doctoral (EdD) program is designed to specifically meet the needs of educational practitioners seeking advanced leadership position in a range of PK-12 educational institutions. Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge and skills to transform educational institutions and meet the demands of an ever-changing society.

Family Practice Nursing Practice (DNP) – Post Baccalaureate DNP

A specialization in Family Practice provides a minimum of 500 hours of clinical learning including a practicum in family wellness. Develop the expertise necessary for the management of individuals and their families across the wellness-illness continuum.

Law

Located in Orlando, Florida, Barry University's Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law offers the prestigious Juris Doctor (JD) degree, and provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to aid society through the competent and ethical practice of law. The curriculum is designed to develop students' analytical ability, communication skills, and understanding of the codes of professional responsibility and ethics that are central to the practice of law. The faculty's interactive teaching methods, including simulations and role-playing, prepares students for real-life legal practice.

Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling/Therapy (PhD)

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Counseling is CACREP-accredited and provides a specialization in marital, couple, and family counseling / therapy for students who hold a master's degree in counseling or a related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university. The program trains students for leadership positions in counseling and related fields.

Nursing (PhD)

The PhD provides a framework for inquiry that is responsive to global trends and contemporary challenges in nursing and health care. It is grounded in a perspective that seeks justice, eschews prejudice, and embraces community service. Educational experience is enhanced by the multicultural and multifaceted nature of South Florida.

Nursing Practice (DNP) - Post Baccalaureate DNP, specialization in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care

A specialization in Acute Care provides a minimum of 500 hours of clinical learning including an acute care practicum. Develop the expertise necessary for patient management of high-risk critically ill adults and their families and advanced nursing practice skills across the wellness-illness continuum.

Nursing Practice (DNP) - Post Baccalaureate DNP, specialization in Anesthesiology

This program is designed for registered nurses seeking to enter the nurse anesthesia profession. Barry University's well-rounded anesthesiology faculty includes Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and instructors from a variety of backgrounds. Our broad experiences provide our students with the ideal learning environment. The science-based curriculum will help you develop your expertise in anesthesiology, pharmacology, and physiology, as well as a broad understanding of the U.S. healthcare system and advanced practice. Our graduates have excellent pass rates on the NCE licensing exam and are highly sought after by hospitals and anesthesia groups nationwide.

Nursing Practice (DNP) - Post Baccalaureate DNP, specialization in Family Practice

A specialization in Family Practice provides a minimum of 500 hours of clinical learning including a practicum in family wellness. Develop the expertise necessary for the management of individuals and their families across the wellness-illness continuum.

Nursing Practice (DNP) Online

Our Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is for nurses who have already obtained their Master of Science in Nursing. This program allows you to complete the DNP program within five semesters (two years) plus completion of the DNP project. One on-campus session will be required.

Nursing Practice (DNP) Online Specialization in Anesthesiology

This practice-focused doctoral program has been designed for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) holding a master's degree or higher. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a specialization on Anesthesiology prepares CRNAs to acquire the clinical, organizational, financial and leadership knowledge to design and implement programs of care delivery which significantly impact health care outcomes.

Organizational Learning & Leadership (EdD) Specialization in Educational Leadership

This educational doctoral (EdD) program is designed to specifically meet the needs of educational practitioners seeking advanced leadership position in a range of PK-12 educational institutions. Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge and skills to transform educational institutions and meet the demands of an ever-changing society.

Organizational Learning & Leadership (EdD) Specialization in Higher Education Administration

This doctoral program prepares you to positively contribute to areas such as research, policy development, law, history of education, and the teaching/learning process. Through a diversified curriculum, you will be exposed to leadership theories, dynamics of change, and the integration of a cybernetics framework and be prepared to work toward a research platform and teaching agenda that complement the higher education context.

Organizational Learning & Leadership (EdD) Specialization in Human Resource Development

You can achieve an EdD in the field of Human Resource Development (HRD). This practitioner doctoral program advances lifelong learning for students who want to further their knowledge in HRD, as well as develop their competitive advantage as a vision-driven leader.

Organizational Learning and Leadership (EdD)

You can achieve an EdD in the field of Human Resource Development (HRD). This practitioner doctoral program advances lifelong learning for students who want to further their knowledge in HRD, as well as develop their competitive advantage as a vision-driven leader.

Podiatric Medicine (DPM)

The Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree is an intensive four-year curriculum designed to provide students with a broad base of medical knowledge and extensive clinical experience in podiatric medicine. After graduation students are prepared to continue their careers in a residency program. They can specialize in orthopedics, primary care, sports medicine, surgery, podopediatrics, or wound care and management.

Social Work (PhD)

The Doctoral Program in Social Work is organized around the principle that direct practice and scholarly inquiry are complementary. The program is designed to train leaders who will take positions as social work educators, researchers and scholars, supervisors and consultants, and advanced practitioners who will serve as the stewards of the profession.