PhD Program in Health Sciences | Universidade do Sul de SC - Cursos Presenciais e EaD

PhD Program in Health Sciences


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Tuned in with scientific and technological advancements

Our challenge is to adapt and embrace new technological advancements of scientific knowledge to provide quality health interventions to individuals and the community. Our aim is to adapt to changes and fulfill new demands, generate new knowledge and apply it in solving problems.

The PhD Program in Health Sciences encompasses the following areas: Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Pathology, General Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health, Nutrition, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Hematology, Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunopathology. The program addresses aspects of diagnosis, prevention, therapeutics, disease control and prophylaxis, and human health disorders.

The doctoral degree is part of the Postgraduate Program in Health Sciences. It provides professional improvement and methodological training, and stimulates research. Neurology and Neuroscience are included in the research lines to expand scientific production opportunities.

  • Modalitypresential
  • Duration48 months
  • Investment48x R$ 1.955,58

Target Applicants and Profile of Graduates

We welcome applicants from different health-related areas.

Upon completion of the program, the graduates should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a critical, reflexive and ethical practice, based on technical and scientific knowledge;
  • Demonstrate teaching skills;
  • Do research and generate knowledge in the health science area.


  • Coordinator
    Jefferson Luiz Traebert, PhD
  • Assistant Coordinator
    Fabiana Schuelter Trevisol, PhD


Telephone: 55 (48) 3621 3363


The PhD in Health Sciences is a 4-year long program. Entrance examination is held annually.


Physical presence is required for weekly classes.

Qualifying examination and dissertation defense

Please wait for upcoming PhD dissertation defense announcements.

Tuition fees

Information through the email