The WVU School of Medicine has announced its first collaboration with the WVU College of Education and Human Services to offer a certificate in Health Professions Education (HPE). This 12-credit HPE certificate program is designed to meet the needs of professionals looking to apply educational knowledge and skills in educational healthcare settings.

The program is for education and healthcare professionals who:

  • Are looking to move into a new career as a healthcare educator,
  • May desire educational knowledge and skills in their present fields, or
  • Are in or are preparing for educational leadership positions but may lack formal training in education.

The program will provide a foundation in the theory and practice of learning, systematic design of instruction, educational research and educational program evaluation.

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