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Doctor of Health Professions Education

Share your knowledge and guide the health care leaders of tomorrow. Our Doctor of Health Professions Education program prepares health care professionals to become expert educators.

Academics

Doctor of Health Professions Education

Share your knowledge and guide the health care leaders of tomorrow. Our Doctor of Health Professions Education program prepares health care professionals to become expert educators.

Impact Health Care for Generations to Come

Health care jobs are expected to grow by 18% through 2026. Who will prepare tomorrow’s nurses, dentists, nutritionists and other professionals to serve in these important roles? With a Doctorate of Health Professions Education, you can apply your health care experience while taking the next step in your career as a health educator, university faculty or university administrator.

Through Logan’s DHPE, you’ll gain the in-depth knowledge and practical skills to apply your content expertise or clinical experience to enabling tomorrow’s practitioners to shine, thrive and excel. Choose a part-time or full-time course load. Our DHPE is taught 100% online, so you can advance your career without putting it on hold.

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18% growth

In health care jobs through 2026, higher than any other industry

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2.4 million

New health care jobs through 2026*

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90.7%

of nursing openings were for faculty positions requiring a doctoral degree*

DHPE at Logan

Program Highlights

Is It Right for You?

If you have a master’s degree or higher, a passion for health care and an interest in education, Logan’s DHPE can set you on the path to a rewarding and influential career.

Learn on Your Schedule

Choose a full or part-time course load, and continue working while you complete your degree. With three, 15-week trimesters each year, you can begin your program on a schedule that works for you.

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In-Demand Degree

According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, more than 75,000 qualified candidates were turned away from nursing schools due to lack of educators and facilities in 2018-2019. With a DHPE, you can do much to shape and improve the future of health care for all.

In-Demand Degree

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Online Convenience

Our program is offered 100% online, so you can earn your DHPE from virtually anywhere. You can even complete your Applied Research Project and Practicum online or at your home institution.

Online Convenience

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Your Experience Matters

Continue working in the field you know and love while preparing future practitioners to succeed. Our DHPE program lets you put your health care knowledge and experience to work in new ways.

Your Experience Matters

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Closing the Skill Gap

You have the clinical or administrative expertise. Now, gain the academic foundation and practical skills to share your knowledge in a college, university, online or health care setting.

Closing the Skill Gap

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LOGAN MENTORS

Speak to Dr. Houston

Looking to transition from your current setting to the classroom? Do you already teach, but lack the formal training to help your students be as successful as you know they can be? Find the answers. Schedule a talk with Logan’s DHPE program director, Cheryl Houston, PhD.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Master advanced teaching skills, technology and curriculum development and learn to apply your expertise to educating future practitioners.

1. Use communication skills that result in effective information exchange;

2. Apply core health professions education competencies practice/teaching;

3. Use credible information from a multitude of sources to make informed decisions in an area of teaching;

4. Perform the educator’s role in ways that demonstrate professional integrity;

5. Apply best practices in education to the development of quality learning experiences for adults; and

6. Advance education practice through scholarly research.

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Additional Resources

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 to 4.0 GPA for courses in their qualifying degree.

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Tuition & Fees

Our DHPE is completely online, saving you time and travel costs. For current tuition, fees and estimated expenses, click below.

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2019-2020 Academic Degree Plan

Full-time students, view trimester by trimester the courses you’ll take throughout your doctoral program.

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2019-2020 Academic Degree Plan

Part-time students, view trimester by trimester the courses you’ll take throughout your doctoral program.

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2017-2018 Course Descriptions

Learn education theory, curriculum development, course design using quality metrics, learner assessment, academic leadership, education technology, statistics and education research.

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2018-2019 Course Descriptions

Learn education theory, curriculum development, course design using quality metrics, learner assessment, academic leadership, education technology, statistics and education research.

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2019-2020 Course Descriptions

Learn education theory, curriculum development, course design using quality metrics, learner assessment, academic leadership, education technology, statistics and education research.

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