Program Description

The MS in Health Professions Educations degree is designed for health professionals who want to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of student learning in the classroom and clinic.  Loma Linda University offers two degree options as a health professions educator.  Earn a graduate certificate or master's degree and....

  • Enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of student learning in your classroom or clinic
  • Plan more effective learning experiences in the classroom or clinic
  • Enhance your professional writing skills
  • Learn how to write better test questions and evaluate clinical performance with confidence
  • Improve student and peer evaluations of your teaching
  • Develop your skills in academic administration
  • Improve personal leadership skills
  • Gain respect within your field and be recognized by your peers for expertise in health professions education

State laws across the nation require universities to be authorized to legally deliver online education to students residing in states other than the home state of the institution.  To view the list of states authorizing Loma Linda University online students, go to:

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Program Length

Varies depending on course load.

Possible Careers

Educator, professor, or teacher in health related fields.

Application Deadlines

There are currently no published application deadlines.

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited institution
  • GRE required for International Students
  • US or international licensure within a recognized health care profession
  • Computer and Internet Access
  • Web capabilities with your system
  • Skype account

Discipline Accrediting Agency

Loma Linda University is regionally accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2023-2024

Year of Program: Year 1 Year 2
Tuition $30,240 $10,080
Books & Supplies $750 $250
Misc (e.g., Boards, Licensing exam, Uniforms)
Total $30,990 $10,330


The cost of attendance varies from year to year. Please contact the department for up-to-date costs.

Estimated Living Expenses

Academic Year 2023-2024, off campus, with a roommate

Year of Program: Year 1 Year 2
Months enrolled 9 3
Room & Board $15,885 $5,295
Transportation $3,150 $1,050
Personal Expenses $2,250 $750


  • Amounts are what a student can apply to borrow for the number of months shown in each academic year based on living off campus with a roommate and not with a relative.
  • International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on the numbers listed here.
  • In general, to qualify for financial aid a student must be enrolled at least half time taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.