Message from the Dean

We are UDST

Welcome message from the Dean

Dr JoAnne - HS

The College of Health Sciences at the University of Doha Science and Technology is recognized as Qatar's premier institution for the development and delivery of world-class allied health programs. Guided by Qatar's National Health Strategy 2018-2022 and Qatar’s National Vision 2030 to build a strong and thriving healthcare workforce, the College offers a broad scope of internationally accredited diploma, bachelor, and graduate health programs. Progressive, student-centered, co-ed education delivered in English attracts Qataris and a diverse resident student population.

The College of Health Science Programs are founded on excellence and innovation in education, best practices, research/scholarship, service, and industry engagement. Theoretically informed curricula are designed to meet evolving educational needs and innovative pedagogies for diverse learners. Our offering of a broad scope of health science programs lends to embedded interprofessional education. Classes and practice experiences are taught by highly skilled faculty and practitioners, who bring current academic and clinical expertise from the real world. Close collaborations with our community and industry partners, ensure students gain context-relevant educational and practical experiences. Our faculty and students engage in research and scholarship to improve healthcare and health system outcomes.

Graduates from the College of Health Sciences are prepared to function as competent professional practitioners, equipped to practice in diverse local and global healthcare settings. In addition to gaining discipline-specific theoretical and practical competencies, students completing their education at the College of Health Sciences are prepared as global citizens, committed to contributing to the betterment of society. The proficiency gained in information and literacy, ethical behavior, scientific inquiry, and regional and global challenges creates the foundation for critical and clinical thinking, evidence-informed decision-making, lifelong learning, cultural humility and respect for Qatari traditions and other cultures.

The College of Health Science offers various educational pathways for a range of high-demand health careers. It also provides an array of Continuing Professional Development courses and programs that are responsive to today's healthcare advancements. Courses, certificates, and programs are designed in close consultation with partners to support continuous learning, meet industry needs, and support health professional licensing and credentialing requirements.

If you are passionate and committed to advancing the health of individuals, families, and communities, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about our exciting Health Science Programs and becoming a health professional. 

Dr. JoAnne MacDonald

College of Health Sciences