Master’s Degree

Allied Health (MEd)

Enhance your career with a master of education in allied health and elevate your value as a professional colleague within your organization.

Program Overview

The master of education in allied health education program is designed for health professionals who teach and work in an educational institution, hospital, or community health-related field. This degree will prepare you for an expanded role in teaching educational and health care administration. You will contribute independent learning and scholarship to the education profession.

Program Options

Our program is offered fully online in a flexible format that will fit your busy schedule. The program is designed for the busy working professional, and can be tailored to your individual life and work schedule.

You will learn alongside industry leaders and stay current as you explore the legal and ethical issues of today. As a graduate of the allied health education program,  you will be a positive change agent for the health care field through research, advocacy, and practice.

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Admissions Information

The master of education in allied health accepts students on a rolling basis, and there is no deadline. Join us beginning in the fall, spring, or summer terms.

Program Highlights

As a Widener allied health graduate student you will benefit from a flexible curriculum designed for the working professional. You will experience individualized advising and personalized communication from admissions to degree completion.

Leadership and Administrative Development

You will build your administrative skills and sharpen your critical thinking abilities while learning to work collaboratively within the allied health profession. Prepare to focus on developing life skills such as teamwork, cultural sensitivity, leadership, and communication.

Allied Health Educational Analysis Specialist

You will become an expert in the differentiation between certification, licensure, registration and accreditation. You will become a field specialist that can speak of ethical, legal and current trends in the health industry.

Your Inside Track to Success

Your Inside Track to Success

Your expertise in health care trends and policies will prepare you to teach, manage, and advise effectively. You'll gain the skills you need to lead your organization into the innovative future of this profession.

Recent Employers & Industry Connections

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Crozer-Keystone Health System
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • JFK Muhlenberg Synder School
  • STAT Imaging of Marlton

Outlook & Outcomes

Potential Careers

  • Lab Supervisor
  • Corporate Trainer
  • College Instructor
  • College Administrator
  • Health Clinic Supervisor

Industry Growth

Employment of health educators and community health workers is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Take the Next Steps

Join a leading university dedicated to your success in the allied health profession.

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Financial Aid

At Widener, opportunities for financial aid extend to graduate students. Discover how Widener can help make obtaining your degree possible.

Next steps to apply

We're glad you made the decision to apply. All applications and supplemental materials are submitted through the online application system. There is a $35 application fee to apply to Widener.

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