Medical and Health Professions Education (Online Program)

This website reflects current program information, including admissions criteria and curricula.  Information is subject to change.

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.

The Online Application Portal is now open for the August 2016 applications! Please click on the Apply Now button to start your application.


Faculty and Student Highlights

Congratulations to Temple West and Amelia Wallace, MHPE students and Standarized Patient Educators, who participated in two sessions at the AMEE 2015 Annual Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Shifting gears to drive standardized debriefing down new roads

Temple West, Amelia Wallace, Lorraine Lyman, Gayle Gliva-McConvey (Eastern Virginia Medical School, Professional Skills, Norfolk, USA)

Conference Workshop: Training live simulators for realistic portrayals in five steps

Gayle Gliva-McConvey, Lorraine Lyman, Amelia Wallace, Temple West (Eastern Virginia Medical School, Sentara Center for Simulation & Immersive Learning, Norfolk, USA)




Save the Date!

EVMS School of Health Professions
Open House

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lester Hall, 651 Colley Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23507

Visit for more information.