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Health Professions Teaching and Technology

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Master
24 months
Duration
1008 USD/credit
1008 USD/credit
531 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

UNMC’s College of Allied Health Professions offers innovative online educational options – a Master of Health Professions Teaching and Technology or a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Health Professions Teaching and Technology.

Overview

 The program not only prepares a new generation of health professions educators to teach in programs related to allied health, medicine, public health, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, and other health professions, but it also prepares them to assess and integrate new and emerging educational technology.

The goal of the program is to provide health professions educators with a solid foundation in health science education, teaching skills, and the science of teaching. The completely online program fosters improvement in interprofessional instruction and innovative teaching methods in both academic and non-academic settings. Courses explore learning theory, best practices in teaching, the design and application of educational research, and investigation of the uses of instructional technology in health professions education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Health Professions Education
  • Instructional Design for Health Professions Education
  • Integrating Technology into Health Professions Curriculum
  • Multi-media and Emerging Technologies for Learning in the Health Professions   
  • Evaluation and Assessment of Teaching and Learning in Health Professions Education
  • Research Analysis and Design for Health Professions Education*
  • Distance Education in Health Professions Education
  • Fundamentals of Adult Learning in Health Professions Education
  • Cognitive Psychology Applied to Health Professions Education
  • Leadership and Administration in Health Professions Education
  • Simulated and Virtual Learning in Health Professions Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Present official copies of all college and/or university transcripts.
  • Provide three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
  • Provide a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Provide a one-page personal statement discussing any of the following:
  • Applicant’s educational philosophy
  • Areas of education interests or focus
  • Prior educational experience (curriculum development, instruction, assessment, etc.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1008 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1008 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1008 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1008 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    531 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 531 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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