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Western University of Health Sciences

24 months
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3816 USD/year
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About

If you want to advance your career by becoming a leader in health professions education or community health education, then consider the Health Sciences program of the Western University of Health Sciences.

Overview

The Health Sciences program of the Western University of Health Sciences offers the following tracks:

  • Health Professions Education (HPE) – designed for people who are planning to teach or who currently teach in the health sciences or health professions. Learn more about careers in Health Professions Education
  • Community Health Education (CHE) – designed for people who wish to create, implement, and evaluate community-based health education programs. Learn more about careers in Community Health Education
  • NMM/OMM Teaching Fellowship Track – designed for students admitted to the NMM/OMM Fellowship in the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) who want to consider using their training and practice as educators.
  • Research in Podiatric Medicine Track – designed for students admitted to the DPM program in the College of Podiatric Medicine (CPM) and have prior approval of the CPM Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs who want to consider using their training and practice as educators.

Emphasis is placed on applied leadership, organizational dynamics, and the executive skills necessary to meet the administrative needs of health education teams in a variety of settings.

Why Choose WesternU:

We offer

  • Flexibility to work or simultaneously complete another degree at WesternU.
  • Eligibility to become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) by taking the national CHES examination.
  • Affordable tuition for a high-quality program.
  • Diverse faculty with extensive experience in various aspects of the health-care industry.
  • Professors who are known for innovation, dynamic teaching, and mentoring student-generated projects.
  • Leadership training, preparing you for more competitive positions in greater areas of authority.
  • The chance to conduct scholarly research with opportunities to write for publication in professional journals.
  • A curriculum delivered entirely online is supportive of meaningful group discussions.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with area health-care providers for educational experiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning Theories and Student Behaviors
  • Community Healthy Principles, Policy, and Advocacy
  • Instructional Design
  • Applied Statistics
  • Instructional Media
  • Foundations of the U.S. Health Care System 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree – From a Regionally Accredited Institution (preferred)
  • Submit Foreign Coursework to an Approved Evaluation Service – If Applicable
  • Minimum Required GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of Legal U.S. Residency – If Required
  • Proof of Scholarly Writing Ability (demonstrated through your Statement of Purpose. Your writing will be evaluated for content and conceptualization, logical organization of your thoughts and ideas, structure, spelling, and grammar)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – If Required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3816 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3816 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Pomona

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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