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Health Science Education M.Ed.


Improve your skills as a medical educator and become a master teacher with an M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Health Science Education. This online master’s degree program caters to doctors, nurses, clinicians and other health care professionals with teaching and training responsibilities. Our students learn best practices in instruction and technology usage from our expert faculty, and gain practical skills to apply immediately on the job. 


Highlights of the Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed. – Health Science Education program: 

  • Format: Online (with some optional face-to-face activities) 
  • Completion time: Typically, under two years 
  • Semester start: Fall, Spring or Summer 
  • GRE: Not required 
  • Deadline to apply: Find all application deadlines
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Learning Outcomes 

With courses focused on applying research-based approaches to the real world, students in the Health Science Education Ed.D. program gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Develop effective curriculum 
  • Implement engaging teaching strategies 
  • Use innovative instructional technology 
  • Design and conduct meaningful research and evaluations 
  • And more! 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Health Science M.Ed. specialization typically work or advance into a variety of influential roles, including: 

  • Medical educator 
  • Nurse educator 
  • Master teacher 
  • Faculty development
  • Program coordinators 
  • And more! 

Why Choose UH? 

  • Continue your education at a Tier One research university with strong ties to the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. 
  • Join a nationally ranked online M.Ed. program with personalized support and mentorship. 
  • Learn from award-winning, multi-disciplinary faculty with expertise in education, leadership and health care. 


Contact program director Robert Hausmann, Ed.D., at