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Curriculum, Allied Health Education (MEd)

The master of education (MEd) in allied health education is a comprehensive online program that includes a variety of classes that work to meet the needs of the student and his or her professional goals.

Courses range from in-depth knowledge on the legal and ethical issues related to the health care field to policy creation and allied health assessment.


To qualify for the master of education degree in allied health education, candidates must meet the following degree requirements for a total of 30 credits within a total of 4 calendar years from the date of matriculation:

  • Research (3 semester hours)
  • Foundations (9 semester hours)
  • Professional Core (18 semester hours) 

Sample Courses 

View a selection of courses students will take as an allied health education graduate student.

ED 510 Applications of Educational Research

Designed to help instructors read educational research and understand research methods in education so they can apply recent developments in their own teaching environments.

ALLH 530 Issues in Diversity & Culture for Allied Health Professionals

This course provides in-depth study of the differing populations allied health professionals may encounter in a clinical or educational setting and the relationship between these populations and their attitudes toward health care and its delivery. Major topics include race, culture, gender, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation. Current world issues in health are addressed.

ALLH 620 Trends in Health Care

This course explores how public policy, the media and advancements in health care have impacted the industry.  The impact of the above will also be discussed in relation to various segments of the population.

For more information about courses and requirements for the MEd degree in allied health education, please refer to our course catalog.