Education for Healthcare Professionals (M.S.)

Degree Plan for Dental Hygiene Graduate Students 

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REQUIRED EDUCATION CORE COURSES (14 hours)

HOURS

EDHP 630

Teaching & Learning Theory

3

EDHP/NURS 631

Curriculum Design

3

EDHP/NURS 632

Assessment & Evaluation in Education

3

Total Hours

14  

 

 

 

REQUIRED INTERPROFESSIONAL CORE COURSES (9 hours)

HOURS

HCPI/NURS 651

Healthcare Quality Improvement & Informatics

3

HCPI/NURS 652

Scholarship & Application

3

HCPI 655

Leadership & Health Policy I

3

Total hours

9

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED THESIS AND RESEARCH COURSES (11 hours)

HOURS

EDHP 635

Thesis

3

EDHP 691

Research 2

1

EDHP 622

Research Design & Analysis

4

EDHP 658

Survey Research

3

Total hours

11

 

 

 

 

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

Credit Hours

 

Required Education Core Courses (for certificate)

14

 

Required Health Professional Interprofessional Core Courses

9

 

Required Thesis and Research Courses

11

 

Total hours to complete EDHP Thesis & Master’s Degree

34

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION CORE COURSES (14 hours)

Hours

Semester

EDHP 630

Teaching & Learning Theory

3

EDHP/NURS 631

Curriculum Design

3

EDHP/NURS 632

Assessment & Evaluation in Education

3

EDHP/NURS 633

Teaching Strategies

3

EDHP/NURS 634

Teaching Practicum 1

2

Total hours

14

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED INTERPROFESSIONAL CORE COURSES (9 HOURS)

Hours

Semester

HCPI/NURS 651

Healthcare Quality Improvement & Informatics

3

HCPI/NURS 652

Scholarship & Application

3

HCPI 655

Leadership & Health Policy I

3

Total hours

9

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED THESIS AND RESEARCH COURSES (11 hours)

Hours

Semester

EDHP 635

Thesis

3

EDHP 691

Research 2

1

EDHP 622

Research Design & Analysis

4

EDHP 658

Survey Research

3

Total hours

11

 

Graduation Requirements

DH-EDHP students must complete 34 hours and make no grades lower than a B may be applied to the degree.  Students must score an 80 or higher to successfully pass a course.  Any transfer courses will need approval prior to applying them to a degree plan.  A degree must be completed in 7 years and a thesis student must complete all thesis requirements per Thesis and Dissertation Services.

Course Requirements

  1. This can be taken as 1 credit hour each, 2 hours total must be completed. Completing a teaching practicum in a clinical setting may require a background check and drug test based on the requirements of the clinic.  The student will be financially responsible for these fees.
  2. Per TAMU guidelines, students must fulfill at least 1 credit hour of this course, no more than 3 credit hours can be applied to your degree plan. Research 691 may be used for continuous enrollment while applying for graduation.  Students may not apply more than 3 credit hours of 691 to their degree.  This course may only be take twice. 

Scheduling Information

Students should always check the availability of courses in Howdy. Due to availability, some courses may not be offered.

This form is a scheduling aid only. After admissions is granted, a degree plan will be developed for each student based on the meetings with their advisory committee. A full advisory committee and official degree plan MUST be entered in TAMU’s Document Processing Submission System. Complete degree plan information can be found in the student handbook.

For more information, please contact com-edhp@tamhsc.edu