Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions

The 18-credit Post-Master’s Certificate in Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions, with its emphasis on preparing health professionals to teach effectively, can be taken as a stand-alone program or as the first component of the Master of Education in the Health Professions. Applicants for the post-master’s certificate are required to hold an advanced degree (master’s or higher) in the health professions or in a related field.

The six certificate courses include:

  • Foundation to Innovation: Adult Learning
  • Evidence-Based Teaching
  • Ensuring Learning through Assessment and Feedback
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Strategies I (1.5 credits)
  • Instructional Strategies II (1.5 credits)
  • Educational Scholarship: Design (1.5 credits)
  • Educational Scholarship: Implementation (1.5 credits)

Students who complete the certificate can go on to complete the Master of Education in the Health Professions degree by selecting one of the two specialization options: Educational Research in the Health Professions or Educational Leadership in the Health Professions. Visit our course sequence/descriptions page for more information on the courses required for both the certificate and full Master’s degree.


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State-specific Information for Online Students

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Contact Us

Program Coordinator
Margaret Shamer
(410) 516-5265

If you’re looking to be a leader in education, particularly medical education, the MEHP program really provides you with those tools, and to learn the theory behind adult learners.

 -Rachel Salas, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University