UNMC’s College of Allied Health Professions offers innovative online educational options – a Master of Health Professions Teaching and Technology or a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Health Professions Teaching and Technology. The program not only prepares a new generation of health professions educators to teach in programs related to allied health, medicine, public health, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, and other health professions, but it also prepares them to assess and integrate new and emerging educational technology.
The goal of the program is to provide health professions educators with a solid foundation in health science education, teaching skills, and the science of teaching. The completely online program fosters improvement in interprofessional instruction and innovative teaching methods in both academic and non-academic settings. Courses explore learning theory, best practices in teaching, the design and application of educational research, and investigation of the uses of instructional technology in health professions education.
Master of Health Professions Teaching & Technology
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Professions Teaching & Technology (Requires completion of 12 hours of Core Courses)
Upon successful completion of HPTT Program, students will receive a diploma and graduation information from UNMC Student Services. Students must be awarded a minimum of 30 credit hours by the UNMC Office of Academic Records in order to be eligible to graduate from UNMC.
Diplomas are issued three times each year - May, August and December - dependent upon the student's completion of all requirements set by the Program. Graduates of the HPTT Program are welcome to participate in the graduation ceremonies in Omaha, Nebraska (May and December only).
Health Professions Teaching and Technology
The mission of admissions in the College of Allied Health Professions is to advance evidence-based recruitment and admissions practices that are inclusive, equitable and balanced with respect to experiences, attributes and metrics to recruit and admit applicants for the purpose of preparing highly competent, collaborative and compassionate professionals dedicated to improving the health and healthcare of all individuals and communities.
Get complete application details on How to Apply.
|HPTT Required Core Courses (15 hours)* Post-Baccalaureate Certificate requires 12 hours of Core Courses for completion|
|HPTT 801||FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|
|HPTT 802||INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|
|HPTT 803||INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO HEALTH PROFESSIONS CURRICULUM||3|
|HPTT 805||EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|
|HPTT 823||LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|
|MHPTT Capstone Courses Required|
|HPTT 830||RESEARCH ANALYSIS AND DESIGN FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|
|HPTT 831||DIGITAL PORTFOLIO CAPSTONE: PART 1||1|
|HPTT 832||DIGITAL PORTFOLIO CAPSTONE: PART 2||2|
|Total Credit Hours||21|
|MHPTT Elective Courses (9 hours)|
|HPTT 820||DISTANCE EDUCATION IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|
|HPTT 821||FUNDAMENTALS OF ADULT LEARNING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|
|HPTT 824||SIMULATED AND VIRTUAL LEARNING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION||3|