D'youville College

Ed.D. in Health Professions Education


320 Porter Ave

Buffalo, NY 14201

United States


(716) 829-8000

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ed.D. in Health Professions Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

For healthcare professionals looking to take their clinical experience to the next level, D’Youville College’s online EdD in Health Professions Education will open doors to many unexpected opportunities. The online Doctor of Education is also an ideal degree track for working professionals looking to maintain a healthy work, life, and school schedule.

From your time in the online classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer your skills gained in the workplace to a rigorous and rewarding experience in higher education. This degree path helps those with experience in the field explore new research gaps and gain access to cutting-edge teaching methods. As a result, you’ll be prepared to tackle evolving and ongoing healthcare concepts, including the following:

    Curriculum development, organization, and implementation

    Teaching strategies for health educators and students

    Best practices for organizing a classroom

    The ethical and legal issues addressed by healthcare education

    A balance of quantitative and qualitative research

    Building an online course

The online Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education also gives students hands-on, real-world experience so they can transition their knowledge easily to the classroom setting.  With the degree’s focused practica, students are given the ability to choose where they’ll perform their practicum. Further, students are able to choose a concentration in a research area of their choosing, which they can supplement through a variety of diverse elective courses.

Students who graduate from the program are equipped with the skills necessary to begin a non-clinical career as a thought and research leader in the medical field, or as a professor or faculty member in health education.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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