The online master’s degree in allied health education is designed for allied health and related health professionals who teach and work in community colleges, hospital-based programs, and community health-related fields. It prepares students for expanded roles in teaching and educational administration.
Graduates of this program will:
Be prepared to lead and work in an allied health field in a community college, hospital-based program, community setting, or other educational institution.
Apply the pedagogy needed to function as educators in academic, clinical, and community settings.
Become sensitive to the health care environment in which they work, so that they can respond to and lead change.
Know and understand the importance and differentiation between certification, licensure, registration, and accreditation.
Center for Education
"Inspired Students Choose Widener" - Widener is taking a leading role in preparing our students to meet the educational challenges of the future.
Center for Education faculty serve as mentors to students and they possess a wealth of teaching, supervisory, research, and other educational experience. Our curricula are designed to exceed the needs of educational professionals and prepare teachers of tomorrow.
Widener University is also among an elite group of private institutions in Pennsylvania to have earned accreditation for teacher preparation programs through the distinctive National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Widener’s undergraduate and specialized graduate programs at both the initial certification and the advanced levels are accredited by NCATE.
1 year*(Maximum 4 years)
Education, Hospitality, and Continuing Studies
We strive to be the metropolitan area’s first choice for undergraduate and graduate degrees in education, hospitality management, lifelong learning, adult education, innovative leadership, and community partnerships. The School of Education, Hospitality, and Continuing Studies is committed to lifelong learning and is prepared to offer education programs to anyone at any age and any time.
The mission of the School of Education, Hospitality, and Continuing Studies is to promote excellence in academics, lifelong learning, effective leadership, sustained partnerships, civic engagement, and global citizenship through a student-centered and inclusive environment.