Track III: Emergency Health Services Education

(Available via Distance Education or On-Campus/Hybrid)

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Program Description:

The EHS Education track prepares the student to be a leader in improving patient outcomes, community health, and caregiver performance through developing education programs and professional development experiences. Students learn how to identify needs, develop solutions, and manage educational programs with a focus on learning and performance technology. Graduates will find opportunities in EMS agencies; colleges and universities; federal, state, and local governments; for-profit educational organizations; hospitals and healthcare facilities as well as public health agencies.

Required Core Courses (9 credits required)

EHS 630: Issues Analysis and Proposal Writing (3)

Offered Spring Semesters

EHS 661: Educational Issues in EHS (3)

Offered Spring – Even Years starting Spring 2024

EHS 662: EHS Educational Program Management (3)

Offered Fall – Even Years Starting Fall 2022


Methods Requirement Courses (15 credits required)

Requires completion of a Learning and Performance Technology (LAPT) Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Certificate (12 credits) and an EDUC/LAPT capstone course (3 credits). Depending on the Certificate program chosen, the capstone course will vary.

Choose one of the following:

Instructional System Development Required Courses

Certificate Courses (12 credits)

LAPT/EDUC 602: Instructional Systems Development (3)

Offered Online – Fall, Spring, and Summer

LAPT/EDUC 603: Analysis for Design and Evaluation (3)

Offered Online – Fall, Spring, and Summer

LAPT/EDUC 605: Adult Learner (3)

Offered Online – Fall, Spring, and Summer

LAPT/EDUC 671: Principles of Training and Development (3)

Offered Online – Fall and Spring

Capstone Course (Completed after LAPT Certificate) (3 credits)

LAPT 771: Research Designs in Learning and Performance (3)

Offered Online – Fall and Spring Semesters

eLearning

Required Certificate Courses (12 credits)

LAPT/EDUC 602: Instructional Systems Development (3)

Offered Online – Fall, Spring, and Summer

LAPT/EDUC 641: The Online Classroom (3)

Offered Online – Fall Semesters

LAPT/EDUC 643: Principles of eLearning Education (3)

Offered Online – Spring Semesters

LAPT/EDUC 647: Corporate eLearning Training (3)

Offered Online

Capstone Course (Completed after LAPT Certificate) (3 credits)

LAPT 796: Human Performance Technology (3)

Offered Online – Fall Semesters


Students Choose either the Non-Thesis or Thesis option (6 credits required)

Non-Thesis Option (6 credits required)

EHS 790: Capstone Research Project (topical) (3)

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

  • Elective: EHS/LAPT/EDUC Elective (3)

Electives (3 credits required for non-thesis students)

Elective courses are available in a variety of graduate departments in both online and on-campus formats. Students interested in taking such courses should consult with their advisor to choose appropriate coursework to satisfy this requirement.

 

Thesis Option (6 credits required)

EHS 799: Master’s Thesis Research (6)*

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

*Thesis students have the option to split the Thesis course into two semesters, taking three (3) credits each semester in Master’s Thesis Research


Total Required Credits: 30

Download PDF version here: Track III: EHS Education Course Requirements

For Degree requirements for students enrolled prior to 2022, please contact Graduate Program Coordinator