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2023-24 ATSU University Catalog 
2023-24 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education (Online), MEd

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Master of Education [in Health Professions]

The MEd program prepares graduates to function as highly skilled health professions educators. Graduates are effective educators with knowledge and skills in five domains of health professions education: teaching and learning, curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, research methods, and leadership and management. This program helps to prepare students to function as leaders in academic, clinical, and community-based health professions education environments.

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the MEd in Health Professions Education program is to prepare health professions educators by advancing their knowledge and skills in teaching and learning, curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, research methods, and leadership and management so that they may contribute to improving overall population health and further the osteopathic traditions of whole person health care through educating the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Length of Program

The Master of Education in Health Professions program is comprised of 30 credit hours.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition is due the first day of class. The tuition due each semester is based on the credit hours being taken by the student during that specific semester. Delinquent tuition penalties accrue at 1.5% per month, which is 18% per year. For more information on Student Account Collection, please reference ATSU Policy #50-112 within the Financial Policies  section of this catalog.

Cost of attendance (COA), or budget is an estimated amount of all expenses for a period of enrollment. A budget, including all COA elements has been calculated for each program approved to certify for Title IV funding. An expense worksheet is also provided so students can calculate how the estimated cost of attendance will align with their actual costs and help to budget accordingly.

Tuition Student Technology Fee
$808 per credit hour $38 per credit hour

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply traditional and emerging teaching theories to the development of innovative, problem-based, transformative health professions curricula based on student learning needs and accreditation requirements.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate health professions programs based on student performance and program outcomes assessment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and behavior that represent the highest standards of professionalism as an educator.
  • Apply research methodology to develop, implement, and evaluate a health professions education program.


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