Health Professions Education

University of Missouri - Kansas City

24 months
18504 USD/year
17886 USD/year
6928 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Masters of Health Professions Education (MHPE) provides an educational research foundation for teaching, assessment and leadership in health professions education. The MHPE curriculum is comprised of twelve courses which focus on the application of learning principles to educational practice.

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All courses emphasize an applied project based on students’ professional experiences. The educational portfolio serves as an integrative tool across courses, and as a showcase for student accomplishments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Health Professions Education
  • Principles and Methods of Research
  • Teaching in Health Professions Education
  • Assessment in Health Professions Education
  • Curriculum Design in Health Professions Education
  • Program Evaluation in Health Professions Education
  • Advanced Educational Research in Health Professions Education
  • Leadership and Administration in Health Professions Education
  • Intermediate Statistics
  • Teaching about Culture and Health
  • Special Topics: Summer Health Professions Education Mini-conference

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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.
3.5 (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).
6 (required)
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.
80 (required)
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

  • UMKC General Application for Admission
  • UMKC Supplemental Application for Admission
  • International students should also review the information provided by the International Student Affairs Office.
  • Official college/university transcripts,
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score (if applicable),
  • A one-page goal statement,
  • A résumé or CV,
  • One letter of recommendation (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18504 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17886 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    6928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6928 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Several types of financial aid and scholarships are available to Graduate and Professional students at UMKC. The primary source of funding is in the form of Loans. Graduate and Professional school scholarships are generally available from the department in which the student will be studying. Limited scholarship opportunities for graduate students may be available through the School of Graduate Studies and through the Currently-Enrolled Competitive Scholarship process in the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. Law students should refer to the School of Law website for information regarding scholarship opportunities available.Students who wish to receive financial assistance must be admitted to a degree-seeking program at UMKC and must enroll at least part-time (some types of financial aid require full-time enrollment).You will need to apply in order to receive financial aid or scholarships by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Remember that this application must be done on an annual basis. Be sure to follow-up with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office to make sure you've turned in any requested documents after you have applied.Don't forget to look over the Basic Information section of our website to find out about deadlines, tips for applying and learn how Cost of Attendance affects your eligibility for financial aid. UMKC begins notifying students regarding the specific financial aid and scholarships they are eligible for starting in the Spring for each school year that begins in the Fall.If you're looking to find out how much it costs to attend UMKC, you can view current Tuition and Fee Schedules on the UMKC Cashiers Office website.

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