Doctor of Philosophy in Medical & Health Professions Education
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Medical and Health Professions Education prepares students for leadership positions in education. Through this online program, students will gain the practical skills needed to tackle important issues facing higher education. Students and faculty both engage in research to obtain a better understanding of the diverse backgrounds and perceptions of learners.

Research subjects include, but are not limited to:

  • Neuroanatomy teaching intervention
  • Nursing student clinical calibration
  • Game-based learning in the classroom

Students enjoy the benefits of attending class virtually, choosing their own pace, and individual mentoring. Concentrations include higher education, contemporary human anatomy education, and ultrasound and imaging education. The online doctoral program in medical and health professions education allows graduates to have a more sophisticated view of the world and how it affects their research, teaching, and practice of medicine.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • One or more years of teaching experience in medical health professions or higher education preferred