Students will graduate ready to meet the local, national, and international challenge
of educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners, educators, and researchers.
The Health Professions Education Doctoral Program (EdD) is designed to prepare healthcare
professionals for teaching, administration, and research in higher education. The
program ties together advanced practice in applied research, best practices in teaching
and curriculum development, and higher education leadership and policy studies.
The EdD in Health Professions Education is a 60 credit hour program intended to be
completed within a 3 year time frame. This program is designed for practicing health
professionals and educators who customarily have completed 36-60 hour master’s and
post-master’s courses of study.