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Medical and Health Professions Education (PhD or EdD)

Earn your doctoral degree and become an educator, leader and scholar.

Concentrations

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Become an education researcher and leader, designing, managing, and evaluating health professions education programs.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Gain the practical knowledge and skills necessary to tackle major issues facing higher-education administration today.

This concentration explores academic health centers compared to universities looking at topics such as management, leadership, oversight, policy, law and finance. The program includes the study of current issues and data science in higher education.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

Designed to provide the next generation of anatomy educators with skills relating to contemporary needs, issues and best practices in diverse academic settings.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

The demand for well-versed anatomy educators is growing as more faculty are retiring, U.S. medical schools continue increasing enrollment and more health professions programs are being created.

This concentration provides experience in management, course directing, dissection and modern teaching modalities.

Ultrasound and Imaging Education (PhD)

Develop, manage and deliver ultrasound education programs to help meet the need for training sonographers, sonologists and medical professionals.

Ultrasound Imaging Education (PhD)

Join a first-of-its-kind program and receive training in one of the country’s most ultrasound-integrated undergraduate medical curriculums.

Ultrasound and imaging in medicine and allied health is an exploding field with an increasing need for sonographer educators. This concentration will produce educators capable of curriculum development, management, delivery and assessment.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Become an education researcher and leader, designing, managing, and evaluating health professions education programs.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

Designed to provide the next generation of anatomy educators with skills relating to contemporary needs, issues and best practices in diverse academic settings.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Gain the practical knowledge and skills necessary to tackle major issues facing higher-education administration today.

This concentration explores academic health centers compared to universities looking at topics such as management, leadership, oversight, policy, law and finance. The program includes the study of current issues and data science in higher education.

Ultrasound and Imaging Education (PhD)

Develop, manage and deliver ultrasound education programs to help meet the need for training sonographers, sonologists and medical professionals.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Become an education researcher and leader, designing, managing, and evaluating health professions education programs.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

Designed to provide the next generation of anatomy educators with skills relating to contemporary needs, issues and best practices in diverse academic settings.

Ultrasound and Imaging Education (PhD)

Develop, manage and deliver ultrasound education programs to help meet the need for training sonographers, sonologists and medical professionals.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Gain the practical knowledge and skills necessary to tackle major issues facing higher-education administration today.

This concentration explores academic health centers compared to universities looking at topics such as management, leadership, oversight, policy, law and finance. The program includes the study of current issues and data science in higher education.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

The demand for well-versed anatomy educators is growing as more faculty are retiring, U.S. medical schools continue increasing enrollment and more health professions programs are being created.

This concentration provides experience in management, course directing, dissection and modern teaching modalities.

Ultrasound Imaging Education (PhD)

Join a first-of-its-kind program and receive training in one of the country’s most ultrasound-integrated undergraduate medical curriculums.

Ultrasound and imaging in medicine and allied health is an exploding field with an increasing need for sonographer educators. This concentration will produce educators capable of curriculum development, management, delivery and assessment.

Engage in student research

MHPE students and faculty engage in research that enhances our understanding of health professions education and the diverse backgrounds and perceptions of learners. MHPE students can partner with faculty on long-term research projects related to:

  • Diversity, equity and inclusion in the health professions curriculum
  • Career outcomes of health professions education students
  • Game-based learning in the classroom
  • Neuroanatomy teaching intervention
  • Nursing student clinical calibration
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