Master of Science in HPE

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 The online Master of Science in Health Professions Education (MSHPE) is designed for healthcare professionals who plan to teach in their respective discipline—medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, or other health fields—and prepare to become effective educators in a clinical or classroom setting.

UofL’s Health Professions Education master’s program helps develop your educator identity and advance your expertise in curriculum design, learning assessment, educational research and inclusive teaching practices. Delivered through flexible online courses, our MSHPE program prepares you to successfully instruct a diverse group of learners and make your impact on the next generation of healthcare providers.

The online Health Professions Education master’s program is offered  by the School of Medicine at the University of Louisville.


  • Skip the GRE – it’s not required for admission.
  • Gain foundational knowledge on the theory, research and practice of education as it applies to health professions, and become an effective educator in the classroom and/or clinical environment.
  • Take advantage of the flexibility and convenience of 100% online classes and 24/7 access to learning tools.
  • Explore principles and methods of teaching and learning within a healthcare context, including engaging learning techniques, instructional technology, diversity topics, learner assessment and more.
  • Learn from world-class and highly experienced faculty from the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
  • Start spring, summer or fall and earn your degree in about 2 years.
For more information about the HPE certificate program, contact  Dr. Staci Saner, Program Director, at 

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