Certificate in Health Professions Education
The Certificate in Health Professions Education awarded by the UofL Graduate School, includes four graduate-level credit courses for a total of 12 credit hours. The program is tailored specifically to meet the needs of educators and/or future educators in the health sciences. Tuition remission applies to all full-time UofL employees.
- Students must be admitted to the UofL Graduate School before enrolling.
- All courses are part of the College of Education graduate curriculum, and may be applied to other degree programs such as a Master of Education. Courses are graded rather than pass/fail.
- The courses follow the UofL Belknap semester schedule, but are offered at the Health Science Center.
- All courses are taught in the evening and are web enhanced with approximately 1/3 of weekly work completed online using the Blackboard ® course management system.
- In the event that course numbers change, students in the cohort will be advised before the enrollment for the coming semester.
Students enrolled in other education degree programs may substitute a more advanced statistics course for ELFH 600 if they wish to do so.
- ELFH 600 Research Methods: Research problem identification, research methodologies, and introductory statistics.
- ELFH 606 Program Evaluation and Planning: Course and program planning and validation.
- ELFH 661 Adult Development & Learning: basics of instructional design, principles of adult learning, and teaching in the clinical environment.
- ELFH 683 College Teaching: syllabus development, teaching and assessment strategies, students rights, the role of research and publication in the academic arena.