The Master’s Degree in Allied Health Education is designed for allied health and related
health professionals who teach in community colleges, hospital-based programs and
community health related fields. It prepares students for expanded roles in teaching
and educational administration. This program is offered online.
Program Features and Curricular Objectives
Graduates of this program will:
- Be prepared to lead and work in an allied health field in a community college, hospital-based program, community setting, or other educational institution.
- Apply the pedagogy needed to function as educators in academic, clinical, and community settings.
- Become sensitive to the heal care environment in which they work, so that they can respond and lead change.
- Know and understand the importance and differentiation between certification, licensure,
registration, and accreditation.
|Master of Education in Allied Health (MED.ALLH)|
|ED 583||Education of Adults from a Developmental Perspective||3 Credits|
|PRWR 580||Professional Communication for Allied Health||3 Credits|
|ALLH 530||Issues in Diversity & Culture for Allied Health Professionals||3 Credits|
|ED 510||Applications in Educational Research||3 Credits|
|ALLH 540||Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care||3 Credits|
|ALLH 550||Health Care Education||3 Credits|
|ALLH 620||Trends in Health Care||3 Credits|
|ALLH 630||Assessment in Allied Health Care Education||3 Credits|
|ALLH 640||Health Care Policy||3 Credits|
|ALLH 650||Portfolio Project||3 Credits|
|Total Credits Required:||30 Credits|
Is This Program For You?
Widener’s program in allied health is for you if you:
- Need a flexible, online program which can be tailored to your 24/7/365 work schedule in the healthcare field.
- Are an allied health professional with increased overall educational requirements.
- Are an educator, manager, or researcher in an allied health field who needs a more advanced degree for career stability or mobility.
- Are interested in a program which emphasizes teamwork, leadership, education, and communication.
To learn more about the Masters in Allied Health Education, please contact:
John C Flynn, PhD
Assistant Dean, School of Education, Innovation, and Continuing Studies
Hyatt Hall 119