Medical and Health Professions Education Master's (Online Program)

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Program Description

Medical and Health Professions Education Master's (Online Program)

Eastern Virginia Medical School

The Medical and Health Professions Education master's degree program is designed to prepare educational leaders in various medical and health professions organizational settings. The program will provide advanced education in the areas of learning, assessment, curriculum, instruction, research, evaluation, leadership and professionalism with an emphasis on real-world, practical applications. The curriculum incorporates the use of cutting edge instructional methods and technology throughout.

This two-year 31-credit hour distance learning program is designed for working professionals who require flexibility as they pursue an advanced degree in education, as well as for less experienced individuals seeking a long-term role in medical and health professions higher education.

Mission Statement

To prepare educational leaders in various medical and health professions organizational settings.

Program Goals

  • Prepare future educational leaders with advanced education in the areas of learning and assessment, curriculum and instruction, research and evaluation, leadership and professionalism.
  • Foster and sustain a culture that emphasizes real-world, practical application of educational challenges within medical and health professions settings as a vital form of scholarship.
  • Cultivate a community of practice for educators, scholars and practitioners where theories are applied to daily activities, and practices and experiences are shared, discussed and reflected.
  • Promote and support learner-centeredness through flexible distance education delivery modalities to meet the professional and personal needs of busy working professionals.

Curriculum

Core Curriculum

  • Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
  • MHPE 500 Applied Learning Theories 3
  • MHPE 501 Instructional Methods 3
  • MHPE 502 Curriculum Development 3
  • MHPE 503 Assessment of Learning 3
  • MHPE 504 Leadership and Professionalism 3
  • MHPE 505 Research Methods 3
  • MHPE 506 Program Evaluation 3
  • MHPE 516 Practicum 3
  • MHPE 517 Capstone 1
Total 25

Graduate Medical Education (GME) Concentration

  • Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
  • MHPE 512 Introduction to GME 3
  • MHPE 513 Advanced Principles in GME 3
Total 6

Medical and Health Professions Education (MHPE) Concentration

  • Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
  • MHPE 514 Simulation in Healthcare 3
  • MHPE 515 Clinical & Community-based Teaching 3
Total 6

Online Orientation

All incoming students will be required to complete a self-paced online orientation to blackboard and other systems utilized by the Distance Learning and Instructional Technology department one month prior to classes starting.

Who Should Apply

The program is intended to prepare individuals for leadership positions within medical and health professions education. We welcome a wide array of learners including:

  • Health professionals
  • Attending physicians, residents & fellows
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Clinical pharmacists
  • Medical simulation professionals
  • Medical students
  • Faculty and coordinators in undergraduate and graduate medical and health professions programs
  • Residency & fellowship program directors/associate directors
  • International medical graduates
  • Undergraduate or graduate students in education or health-related disciplines.

Participants will bring their unique professional contexts and experiences to enhance their learning and engage with peers to form a learning community. Participants will also apply their learning to their professional activities.

Cost of Attendance w/o Loan Fees

  • In State: $12,036 YR1 $19,057 YR2
  • Out of State: $13,308 YR1 $21,071 YR2
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
5 semesters
Full time
Price
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Locations
USA - Norfolk, Virginia
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Sept. 2017
USA - Norfolk, Virginia
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Price $1003/credit in-state; $1109 out-state