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Onsite Instruction

Costin Institute 
The Costin Institute for Osteopathic Medical Educators:
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
This academic program is specifically designed for osteopathic medical personnel currently involved in teaching and academic management, as well as those aspiring to a career in medical academe. It is designed for individuals interested in Human Resource Development (HRD) within clinical healthcare settings and emphasizes: training and development, curriculum design, organization development, and leadership development. All course instruction will be online via the Internet, allowing students great flexibility in scheduling their learning.

Online Instruction

Doctor of Health Education
A.T. Still University
This online degree is designed to create educators recognized as innovative leaders in educating patients, students, and peers, as well as achieving excellence in policy development, program design, management, implementation and evaluation of local issues.

Graduate Medical Educator Training Programs
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, in partnership with the University of Cincinnati College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services
Online Master in Education for Health Care Providers degree.

Master of Education (EdM)
College of Education at Illinois
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign have collaborated to offer an innovative online Masters in Health Professions Education.  Areas of concentration include: Health Profession Education, Master of Education (EdM), Education Policy, Organization & Leadership.

Master of Education in the Health Professions (MEHP)
Johns Hopkins University
The MEHP program has two components. First, is an 18-credit graduate certificate in evidence-based teaching. Students have the option of continuing their studies by pursuing an additional 15 credits in educational research leading to the Master of Education in the Health Professions. 

Master of Science in Medical Education
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
This online degree is designed for clinicians who desire careers in academic medicine and academic leadership.

Master of Arts Degree in Education for the Health Professions
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
This degree is designed for experienced health practitioners who are interested in enhancing their knowledge through online study of advanced professional knowledge related to teaching, learning, leadership, administrative leadership, and policy. The program combines two essential bodies of knowledge: teaching and assessment, delivered by the College of Education, and medhealth policy and administration, delivered by the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Master of Science in Medical Education
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
This 36 credit hour online degree program is designed to help clinical faculty and community preceptors enhance their professional education and teaching skills as well as to expand their ability to facilitate the learning process of students and residents in a variety of clinical teaching environments. 

Master of Education in Adult Education (MEd) for Health Professionals 
University of Georgia
This is a twelve hour online introduction to education in the health professions.  It is an asynchronous program.

Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) 
University of Illinois at Chicago
This program is designed for health professionals who want to better prepare themselves for educational leadership roles. Students take required courses, including curriculum development, instruction, student assessment, program evaluation, scholarship, and leadership; select from an array of electives; and complete a thesis. The program can be completed either on campus (during intensive summer sessions) or online (in a semester-long format). Both formats allow professionals to pursue their degrees while keeping full-time jobs. MHPE candidates are encouraged to use their home institution as a laboratory for the application of practical education and leadership concepts.  Applications for admission in the fall semester must be received by December 1 of each year.  There is a single admissions cycle annually.  Application materials are available online. For more information, contact Ilene Harris, PhD, Professor, Head and Director of Graduate Studies, ibharris@uic.edu, or Janet Settle, Coordinator of Graduate Studies, jsettle@uic.edu.  

Master of Human Resource Education specializing in Health Profession Education 
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
This innovative program, provides skills in curriculum development, learning theory, organizational change, leadership development and assessment in health professions. This is a 100% online master’s degree program starting in the fall of 2014. 

Master of Health Professions Education
The University of Michigan
The University of Michigan is proud to deliver an innovative, mentored, practical, competency-based learning experience to current and aspiring educator-leaders. The Michigan MHPE program was designed to prepare practicing professionals in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, social work and other health professions to carry out the full range of responsibilities of a scholarly educator-leader. With the support of faculty mentors and the learning community, you will develop and execute customized learning plans exactly fitted to your needs and your current and future professional development. This program will enhance your professional commitment to becoming an educator-leader in the health professions.

Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
The University of New England and the Office of Medical Education at Maine Medical Center offer a unique web-based, 33-credit master's degree in medical education leadership that prepares individuals to assume or enhance their educational leadership roles in a variety of medical and health care training programs. The asynchronous program is entirely online, providing advanced education in the areas of curriculum and instruction, leadership and administration and educational research and evaluation with opportunities for immediate and on-going application to each individual's unique professional environment. Submit your online application at www.une.edu/com/mmel.