This online Master's degree in Health Professions Teaching and Technology (MHPTT) is an innovative interprofessional degree designed to prepare today's health professions educators to teach in programs related to public health, medicine, nursing, and other health professions.
The program equips health professions educators with skills to assess and integrate new and emerging educational technologies into their teaching. Such training is critical to addressing the shortage of health care educators and in helping the health care workforce meet the nation's changing health care needs.
Choose this program because of the:
- Tailored approach to the learner's unique needs through elective coursework and portfolio creation.
- Curriculum designed and delivered by interdisciplinary health professions faculty.
- Focus on innovative education technology throughout courses.
- Content relevance to the student's role as an educator.
Students in this program will gain a solid foundation in health science education, teaching skills and the science of teaching. The 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 the investigation of the uses of instructional technology in health professions education.
This unique online option allows students to take one course, complete a graduate certificate, or complete the entire master's degree. Students may also utilize the coursework obtained through the Health Professions Teaching & Technology graduate certificate program and apply it to the Health Professions Teaching & Technology, MHPTT program.
Learning outcomes include:
- A solid foundation in health science education, teaching skills and the science of teaching.
- The ability to assess and integrate new and emerging technology into their teaching.
- Interprofessional instruction and innovative teaching methods in both academic and non-academic settings.
- A toolkit for effective integration of technology for maximization of learning.
- The ability to create interprofessional collaboration and networking with faculty and the student community.