Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education
Rutgers University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education program prepares students to educate health professionals, allowing students to stay at the forefront of healthcare while influencing the careers of healthcare professionals and the patients they impact.  The curriculum uses a solid research core which teaches students introductory statistics and research methods as well as how to utilize evidence-based literature.  Graduates are competent in the areas of teaching methods and teaching philosophies, know how to evaluate and assess students, are able to educate health professions students in clinical settings, and can design curriculums.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in or entry level degree appropriate for a student’s health professions disciplines
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • License, certification, or registration in one’s respective health care field, if applicable
  • Background in health-related professions, however, those without a background in health-related professions may be considered

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education