Health Professions Education and Technology Certificate

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About the Program

The UTRGV Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education and Technology will prepare graduates to lead and educate allied health, nursing, and medical professionals; public health practitioners; community health educators; health science educators and administrators. Graduates of the program will also help fulfill the need for qualified teaching faculty in the medical and allied health professions at all levels of professional preparation.

This degree makes graduates uniquely qualified to:

  1. Design, implement and evaluate new and emerging curricula in the field of health science education.
  2. Integrate technology in advanced instructional practices for health professionals.
  3. Provide mentorship and leadership to current and future health science professionals on health science career preparation.
  4. Implement emerging technology for health science education and physical activity promotion.
  5. Lead initiatives to advance the field of health science education.

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This course introduces students to the theory and practice in the development and implementation of innovative and traditional health science education strategies in healthcare, community, and instructional settings.
This course prepares students with the skills required in the planning, design, development and evaluation of curricula and instructional strategies in healthcare, community, and instructional settings.
This course prepares health science educators with the knowledge and skills to apply theory and practice in evaluation of health programs in healthcare, community, and instructional settings; evaluation of standardized health assessments and analysis of results.
Prepares health professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement technology in the learning setting to optimize student/patient participation, motivation, assessment and engagement. The course also develops proficiency in media communication protocols and time management skills in the health field.
This course focuses on the application of current technology (software and hardware) in health science education; commercial software selection and use; database management and computer networking for communication, research, and health promotion.
This course prepares health professionals to mentor, counsel, and advise future health science professionals, current healthcare professionals and the community in the competencies and career opportunities for emerging health careers.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

UT Rio Grande Valley's 100% online accelerated graduate programs offer affordable tuition, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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Please review all the admission requirements for the Health Professions Education and Technology Certificate degree program. For specific questions or more details, contact an enrollment specialist at 1-833-887-4842.

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