The Ph.D. in health professions education will consist of seventeen courses with a total of 60 credits. The instruction will occur predominantly online utilizing distance learning technologies in addition to a mandatory on-site residency to be taken in tandem with the beginning of the program and conclusion. The mandatory In person (residency) will require students to attend four consecutive days of face-to-face lectures, training, discussions, and presentations at UMB’s campus in Baltimore, MD.
Program Completion Timeline
- The degree is designed for completion within three academic years, and its online format increases its accessibility to students.
- Participants can start the program in the fall term only.
Completion of the PhD in Health Professions Education will allow students to:
- Demonstrate high quality and effective teaching methods.
- Demonstrate proficiency in curricula design, delivery and assessment at the course and program level
- Work effectively in cross-disciplinary teams.
- Advance education theoretical research and models, generate and disseminate scholarship of teaching and learning.
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate educational research techniques to improve and demonstrate educational program and institutional effectiveness and sustainability.
- Demonstrate academic and executive administration and leadership qualities needed to lead the program, institutions, agencies, and organizations in the health and medical professions.
- Participate in community engagement to improve educational quality.