May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Professions, Graduate Certificate


Certificate in Health Professions


The Certificate program prepares individuals to function as skilled health professions educators. Individuals with the Certificate credential are effective educators with foundational knowledge and skills in three of the five domains of health professions education – teaching and learning, curriculum development, and assessment. Basic competence in these areas form the basis for preparing students to function as health professions educators in academic, clinical, and community-based health professions education environments.

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Certificate in Health Professions Education program is to prepare health professions educators by developing their foundational knowledge and skills in teaching and learning, curriculum development, and assessment so that they may contribute to improving overall population health and furthering the osteopathic traditions of whole person healthcare through quality health professions education.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply traditional and emerging teaching theories to the development of innovative, problem-based, transformative health professions curricula based on student learning needs.
  • Apply common and emerging instructional design models to the development of health professions education courses and programs.
  • Apply best practices for problem-based and authentic student assessments.
  • Integrate current technologies as teaching strategies into health professions curricula.

Length of Program

The Certificate in Health Professions program is comprised of 12 credit hours.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition is due the first day of class. The tuition due each semester is based on the credit hours taken by the student during that specific semester. Delinquent tuition penalties accrue interest at 1.5% per month, which is 18% per year.

Tuition Student Technology Fee
$733 per credit hour $32 per credit hour

Courses: Descriptions and Credit Values