Doctor of Philosophy in Health Professions Education
University of Maryland-Baltimore

Program Details

The Ph.D. in Health Professions Education prepares future faculty to train the next generation of health professionals. Students will learn how to conduct educational research, develop curricula, and become a leader in educational institutions.

Participants in this online healthcare degree program will build on their existing knowledge. Courses promote development of research and assessment skills to develop and evaluate health profession courses and curricula. The program is offered primarily online, with a four-day residency on campus for in-person lectures, discussions, presentations, and training.

Classes cover topics including:

  • Instructional strategies in the health professions
  • Evaluation and synthesis of literature
  • Writing for scholarly journals
  • Teaching in online environments
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maryland-Baltimore is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires an on-site residency at the beginning and end of the degree program