Enhancing Instructional Practices in Health Professions Education Certificate of Graduate Study

Healthcare professions educators, in addition to content expertise in clinical areas, must attain pedagogical and curriculum development skills absent from standard medical education training. The Certificate of Graduate Study in Enhancing Instructional Practices in Health Professions Education develops medical school faculty members and other health professionals as master educators and academic leaders. These professionals learn an array of clinical teaching strategies, as well as adult learning or andragogy, written and clinical assessment, curriculum/program development and management, and teaching and communicative proficiency. The certificate develops students’ effectiveness in the field of health professions education, benefitting their students and, ultimately, patients and the healthcare system.

Curriculum

The Enhancing Instructional Practices in Health Professions Education COGS is a part-time program offered in an accelerated online format. It requires the completion of 12 graduate semester hours (4 courses).

Coursework

The following courses make up the Enhancing Instructional Practices in Health Professions Education Certificate of Graduate Study program. Each course is scheduled in 8 week modules with each week of work starting every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and ending every Monday at midnight (Eastern Standard Time). 

Required Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
CURR 29503 Teaching Adult Learners 3
EDAM 27742 The Curriculum of Higher Education 3
HIED 06610 Assessment & Evaluation in Health Professions Education 3
HIED 06611 Applied Instructional Techniques & Practices 3
Total Program Semester Hours: 12

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Recommended minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)

  • One letter of recommendation

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Enhancing Instructional Practices in Health Professions Education Certificate of Graduate Study program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 2019 – Module 1 08/27/2019 07/01/2019

Tuition & Costs

Rate Fees Per Semester Hour
$756 No fees $756