Master of Science in Medical Education
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Program Details

Current medical students and recent graduates can strengthen their applications for residency with this online Master of Science degree in Medical Education. Current healthcare professionals and school faculty can also choose this degree to prepare for career advancement opportunities.

Through this program, students will conduct a thesis-based research project under the supervision of a designated research mentor. Coursework also boosts knowledge of how best to help healthcare professionals and patients learn. Students in this online healthcare degree program will have the option to present their projects at the Pioneering Research in Medical Education (PRIME) National Conference each year and at the LECOM Interprofessional Research Day. 

The curriculum covers four major aspects:

  • Educational practice
  • Educational leadership and administration
  • Research and scholarship
  • Mentored thesis research project

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Students will spend one weekend on campus in Erie, PA, near the end of the program to present their theses and participate in PRIME Conference workshops.