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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Are you interested in sharing your knowledge to guide the healthcare leaders of tomorrow? Logan University’s Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education program prepares health care professionals to become expert educators in their field.

Online Degree

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Are you interested in sharing your knowledge to guide the healthcare leaders of tomorrow? Logan University’s Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education program prepares health care professionals to become expert educators in their field.

Online

Complete your degree with our flexible online program. You can even complete your Applied Research Project and Practicum online or at your home institution.

3 years

Average length of program.

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$800 per credit hour

60 Credit Hours.

Next Trimester Start

May 13, 2024
September 9, 2024
January 7, 2025

Impact Health Care for Generations to Come

Through Logan’s Ed.D., you’ll gain the in-depth knowledge and practical skills to apply your content expertise and clinical experience to enabling tomorrow’s practitioners to shine, thrive and excel. Continue working in the field you know and love while preparing future practitioners to succeed with a doctorate in health professions education.

Healthcare jobs are expected to grow by 16% through 2030. Who will prepare tomorrow’s nurses, dentists, nutritionists and other professionals to serve in these important roles? With a Doctor of Education in 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.

Admissions Requirements for the Ed.D.
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES: Ed.D. ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
An applicant must have:

  • Earned a master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) or the
    Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Applicants who graduated outside the United States must provide an official equivalency
    evaluation.
  • Requested that an official transcript be sent directly to Logan University from the institution awarding the qualifying entrance degree. If the
    applicant attended multiple institutions, an official transcript must be sent from each institution directly to Logan.
  • Earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in their qualifying degree
    • An applicant with qualifying post graduate coursework may have those courses and cumulative GPA (unweighted) re-evaluated by the Admissions Committee.
    • Applicants with a GPA (unweighted) between 2.5 and 2.99 may appeal to the Admissions Review Board for a probationary acceptance to Logan.
  • Completed the admissions application with non-refundable application fee and current resume or CV.

No GRE Required

Students may be admitted through the Alternative Admissions Track Program (AATP). Students are encouraged to reach out to Admissions at Admissions@audimus.org or 636-230-1750 to discuss possible options.

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 an Ed.D., you can do much to shape and improve the future of health care for all.

  • 16% GROWTH

    In health care jobs through 2030, higher than any other industry

  • 89.7%

    of nursing openings were for faculty positions requiring a doctoral degree (AACN)

  • 2 MILLION

    New health care jobs through 2031 (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

What are the 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 (unweighted) for courses in their qualifying degree.

What courses will I be taking for this degree?

Students in Logan’s Ed.D program learn education theory, curriculum development, course design using quality metrics, learner assessment, academic leadership, education technology, statistics, and education research. Courses for our graduate program equip those in health professions with the necessary tools to become health professions educators in the future.

Why should I choose Logan’s program?

With Logan University, you can earn this in-demand degree from virtually anywhere. Master advanced teaching skills, technology, and curriculum development, and learn to apply your expertise to educating future practitioners. Our program is offered 100% online, and you can even complete your Applied Research Project and Practicum online or at your home institution.

What are the requirements for the Practicum courses?

The Practicum courses in the Ed.D. program are comprised of 2 courses where students will design or re-design a course or training module. The goals of the Practicum are to provide students with the practical opportunities to implement the ideas of curriculum development and course design. No external sites are needed as these courses are completed through the Learning Management System at Logan University or the student’s home institution.

What is the ARP?

The Applied Research Project, or ARP, is the final research project students will complete in the Ed.D. program. Students will perform their own educational research and may select either a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods approach to their research design. The ARP allows students to focus on specific research problems within their respective disciplines and utilize these findings to implement practical solutions.

Doctor of Education in

Health Professions Education at Logan

Program Highlights

Learn on Your Schedule

Course requirements prepare students for future endeavors in healthcare with a high-quality health professions education. Our 100% online health professions education program lets students learn from virtually anywhere. 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.

Learn on Your Schedule

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Your Experience Matters

Continue working in the field you know and love while preparing future practitioners to succeed. Our Ed.D. 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 experience in healthcare. Now, gain the academic foundation and practical skills to share your knowledge as an educational leader in a college, university, online or health care setting.

Closing the Skill Gap

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Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education 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 to 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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Speak to Dr. Rauscher

Have questions about our Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education program? Take your questions directly to the source. Reach out to Dr. Laura A. Rauscher to learn how to start your journey today!

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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 (unweighted) for courses in their qualifying degree.

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Academic Degree Plan

View trimester by trimester the courses you’ll take throughout your doctoral program.

Academic Schedules

Course number, title, time, instructors and more—find everything you need to enroll in classes for upcoming trimesters.

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Tuition & Fees

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

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Course Descriptions

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

Our Team

Angelita Howard, EdD, MBA-PM

Adjunct

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  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Angelita Howard, EdD, MBA-PM

Adjunct

Chenee Gilbert, Ed.D., Ed.S.

Adjunct

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  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Chenee Gilbert, Ed.D., Ed.S.

Adjunct

Jan Edwards-Webster, EdD, MEd

Adjunct Professor

Category:

  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education
  • Undergraduate

Jan Edwards-Webster, EdD, MEd

Adjunct Professor

Jeffrey Harding, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

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  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Jeffrey Harding, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Julie Lasley, PhD., R.T. (R) (T)

Adjunct

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  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Julie Lasley, PhD., R.T. (R) (T)

Adjunct

Kristi Husk, PsyD, CBIS

Adjunct

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  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Kristi Husk, PsyD, CBIS

Adjunct

Laila Thompson, MEd, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Category:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education
  • Undergraduate

Laila Thompson, MEd, PhD

Adjunct Professor

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Laura A. Rauscher, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS, CTMH, CCATP

Program Director, Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education (Ed.D.); Program Director, General Education Courses

Category:

  • Center for Teaching and Learning
  • College of Health Sciences
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

Laura A. Rauscher, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS, CTMH, CCATP

Program Director, Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education (Ed.D.); Program Director, General Education Courses

Melinda Boyd, DCN, MPH, MHR, RD

Adjunct Faculty

Category:

  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education
  • Undergraduate

Melinda Boyd, DCN, MPH, MHR, RD

Adjunct Faculty

Michael Furtado, PT, DPT, EdD.

Adjunct Faculty (Part-Time)

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  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education
  • Undergraduate

Michael Furtado, PT, DPT, EdD.

Adjunct Faculty (Part-Time)

Sarah Carter, PhD

Assistant Professor for the DHPE/Ed.D. Program

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  • College of Health Sciences
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education
  • MSAND

Sarah Carter, PhD

Assistant Professor for the DHPE/Ed.D. Program

Wesley Benton, DC, MA, MSEd

Adjunct

Category:

  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education
  • Undergraduate

Wesley Benton, DC, MA, MSEd

Adjunct

William Sobotor, PhD

Adjunct Instructor

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  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Health Professions Education

William Sobotor, PhD

Adjunct Instructor

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