Purpose and Overview
This master’s degree program will help health care professionals acquire the knowledge and skills they need to become educational leaders. Additionally, students will learn to pursue scholarly activities that inform and improve educational programs within healthcare professions.
Program participants will bring their unique professional contexts and experiences, for their own benefit and the benefit of classmates and instructors. They will actively contribute in each course, applying the course’s learning objectives to their professional lives. Participants will apply what they learn – as they learn – to their day-to-day activities as educators, and discuss new experiences or problems that arise.
Program graduates will acquire deep understanding of teaching and learning theory and practice; more advanced skills for teaching, assessing and program evaluation; skills to conduct and assess educational research; robust mentorship skills; and leadership skills in education and educational environments.
Program graduates will acquire a deep understanding of teaching and learning theory and practice, along with skills in:
- Teaching, assessing and program evaluation
- Conducting and assessing educational research
- Leading in education and educational environments