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Health Science Education Certificate


Gain practical skills and resources to enhance your teaching and training with a Certificate in Integrating Innovative Technologies in Health Science Education. This online certificate program caters to health care professionals working in a variety of settings, including hospitals, academic institutions, private practice, nonprofits or elsewhere. Participants can apply what they learn immediately on the job! 


Highlights of the Health Science Education Certificate program: 

  • Format: Online 
  • Completion time: Typically, one year 
  • Semester start: Fall, Spring or Summer 
  • GRE: Not required 
  • Deadline to apply: Find all application deadlines
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Learning Outcomes

With guidance from supportive faculty, students in the Health Science Education Certificate program gain the knowledge and skills to: 

  • Create effective, educationally sound online learning materials 
  • Use innovative technology tools to design interactive instructional resources 
  • Implement engaging teaching strategies to support learning 
  • And more! 


The Health Science Education Certificate program is structured for working professionals. The coursework focuses on improving instructional practices, using technology effectively and developing engaging educational resources.

Program Requirements

  • Coursework (12 credit hours) 


Courses are typically offered in the evenings or asynchronously for students to complete on their own time.  

Core Courses 

Students are required to take two core courses

  • CUIN 7390: Instructional Design  
  • CUIN 7391: Curriculum Development for Health Science Education   


Students must select two additional courses from the following list: 

  • CUIN 7355: Team and Organizational Leadership  
  • CUIN 6307: Change and Diffusion of Innovation  
  • CUIN 7305: Design, Development & Evaluation of Presentations 
  • CUIN 7308: Computer-Mediated Communication 
  • CUIN 7356: Issues in Distance Education 
  • CUIN 7358: Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling 
  • CUIN 7368: Advanced Digital Imaging in Education 
  • CUIN 7376: New Tools for Creating Online Educational Materials 
  • CUIN 7389: Digital Media 


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