Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education

Allen College
United States
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
7 years
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Core courses are offered on a three-year rotating schedule during the fall and spring semesters. Summer courses include research courses, practicums, and electives.

Professional Education Core

  • Organizational Development & Change in Education  
  • Leading a health Sciences Learning Organization    
  • Finance & Fiscal Management   
  • Professional, Ethical & Legal Issues & Trends in Health Professions Education 
  • Today's Health Sciences Student: Trends, Issues & Challenges 

Curriculum and Instruction Courses  

  • Curriculum Theory & Design in the Health Professions  
  • Pedagogy in Health Professions Education   
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Health Sciences Education  
  • Integrating Evolving Technology in Health Professions Education   
  • Practicum in Health Professions Education 
  • Practicum in Health Professions Education 

Research and Evaluation Courses  

  • Evidence Based Practice in the Health Professions  
  • Methods of Inquiry - Qualitative Research   
  • Methods of Inquiry - Quantitative Research    
  • Dissertation Seminar   
  • Dissertation 


  • Literature Review Preparation
  • Research in Practice 
  • Adult Learning   
  • Diversity in Education  

Residency Requirement

The residency requirement for the Ed.D. student will be satisfied during the second year of study. Students will complete a four-day residency during their second summer term to complete the residency requirement.

The dissertation includes a public oral defense and presentation. A dissertation involving human subjects and/or data collection must meet the standard expectations of doctoral research and have approval of the dissertation committee prior to the data collection.

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