Certificate Of Advanced Graduate Study in Health Professions Education
Simmons College

Program Details

Simmons College offers the online CAGS in Health Professions Education. The demand for effective educators within their fields of practice is growing. Whether you're a nurse, physician's assistant, physical therapist or other health professional, you will gain critical skills in educational strategies and technology.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Teaching Methodologies and Classroom Design
  • Theories and Practice of Adult Education 
  • Issues in Health Professions Education
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Organization, Leadership and Change

With this certification, you will be prepared for a faculty or health educator position within the health care arena.


  • A master’s or higher academic degree in a health professions specialty from a regionally accredited U.S. post-secondary institution 
  • Overall GPA of 3.0. in both undergraduate and graduate studies
  • Practical experience within the healthcare arena within the past three years
  • Official transcripts from all degree granting institutions attended
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education