Health Professions Education

The Master of Science and Certificate programs in Health Professions Education are distance learning (online) programs designed for self-motivated experienced healthcare professionals wishing to expand their knowledge and become a leader in educating healthcare professionals. Learning takes place in an interprofessional environment. Coursework for the certificate is completed online with no on-campus requirement. The Master of Science in Health Professions Education is completed predominately online, with a flexible on-campus component prior to graduation.

Program Highlights:

  • Distance education format accommodates students’ schedules.
  • No real-time or on-campus requirements for the certificate; minimal, flexible on-campus requirement for the Master of Science degree.
  • Virtual classroom discussions occur asynchronously - that is, students participate in ongoing interactions with faculty and classmates anytime, any place.
  • Student orientation and training to the program and online learning.
  • Committed faculty who are experts in their field and are experienced in distance teaching/learning methodologies.
  • Student-to-faculty ratio optimized for effective online learning.
  • Ongoing, individualized guidance and counseling to assist the student in meeting his/her educational goals.
  • Choice of final project to synthesize and apply the educational experience.
  • Graduate degree can be completed in two years.
  • About the College of Health Professions

    An education at the College of Health Professions offers a personalized, innovative and integrated experience aimed at enabling the beginning or continuation of rewarding careers in health care. Whether you are interested in doctoral study or certificate programs, full-time or part-time enrollment, the College offers innovative curricula to fit many ambitions and lifestyles.

    It is our intent that interprofessionalism will become more than just a concept for our students, that it will become a way of life. Through active interaction in coursework, social, and governmental activities we hope that our students will come to know students from a variety of health professional programs and that it will strengthen their understanding and respect for the interprofessional healthcare team model of collaborative care.

    To prepare exceptional healthcare professionals for leadership and evidence-based practice within a collaborative delivery model through student-centered programs that offer cutting-edge curricula.

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