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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.

Degrees Offered

Master of Health Professions Teaching & Technology
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Professions Teaching & Technology (Requires completion of 12 hours of Core Courses)

Degree Completion

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. 

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HPTT Required Core Courses (15 hours)* Post-Baccalaureate Certificate requires 12 hours of Core Courses for completion
HPTT 801FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3
HPTT 802INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3
HPTT 803INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO HEALTH PROFESSIONS CURRICULUM3
HPTT 805EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3
HPTT 823LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3
MHPTT Capstone Courses Required
HPTT 830RESEARCH ANALYSIS AND DESIGN FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3
HPTT 831DIGITAL PORTFOLIO CAPSTONE: PART 11
HPTT 832DIGITAL PORTFOLIO CAPSTONE: PART 22
Total Credit Hours21
MHPTT Elective Courses (9 hours)
HPTT 820DISTANCE EDUCATION IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3
HPTT 821FUNDAMENTALS OF ADULT LEARNING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3
HPTT 824SIMULATED AND VIRTUAL LEARNING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION3