Concentration in Health Professionals Education

Are you passionate about health sciences and the medical field? Are you looking to give new life to your career or to take on new challenges? Would you like others to benefit from your knowledge and experience? Then why not consider our Health Professions Education concentration to confirm your expertise as a health sector practitioner or educator.

About the concentration

This program allows you to collaborate with health professionals to improve their teaching and assessment strategies, evaluate their educational programs, develop programs and conduct educational research in a wide range of health settings. Most of our students are trained health professionals (ex.: physician, nurse, occupational therapist) who wish to develop their teaching skills while encouraging health education researchers to develop innovative teaching programs in the field of health.

Note: The English program is offered by the faculty of Education.

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Career opportunities

  • Clinical Educator
  • Health Educator
  • Nurse Educator
  • Prenatal Educator
  • Health Programs Development Trainer


  • Support health professionals as they develop their educational expertise (e.g. pedagogy, evaluation of competencies).
  • Deepen health professionals’ understanding of teaching, learning and related issues.
  • Nurture the next generation of educational leaders in health care settings.
  • Contribute to research in health professions education.

Course and research themes

  • Cultural and individual differences in teaching and learning
  • Curriculum design and product development
  • Health professions teaching strategies
  • Interprofessional education
  • Learning assessment
  • Principles of adult education
  • Program evaluation
  • Technology and education

Degree options

This concentration is offered within the following degree options:

  • Master of Education (MEd), coursework option
  • Master of Education (MEd), major research paper option
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA)
  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Education (PhD)

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Special students

This student status allows you to take a maximum of two courses in graduate studies.
Learn more about the terms of this status