Join an Academic Community That Shares Your Values

Hone your professional teaching skills and expand your ability to facilitate the learning process with an M.S. in Medical Education from Nova Southeastern University's College of Osteopathic Medicine. Designed with the flexibility to complete in as little as a year, this online degree program allows you to connect with an interprofessional group of students and faculty while gaining the skills necessary to become an effective educator.

At NSU, We Empower Your Career Goals

Receive top-quality training leading to professional positions in private practice; employee assistance programs; managed care and health care organizations; childcare and child development systems; family service agents; and other clinical and organizational settings. NSU’s Master's in Medical Education degree continues to meet 100% job placement for its graduates.
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My goal was to gain a competitive edge in my profession — and NSU opened many doors. It's fulfilling to use the skills gained to inspire the next generation of health care leaders.

Dynyce Boyce, R.D., L.D.N | M.S. in Medical Education, '19

Quick Facts


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Credits & Requirements

Earn your degree in one year. The M.S. in Medical Education program is 30 total credits.

Application Deadlines

For Winter Admission: December 15
For Summer Admission: April 15
For Fall Admission: August 1

Delivery Options

The medical education master’s is offered online so that you can fit classes into your busy schedule.

Open Advising

Every Monday from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
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What Can You Do with a Master's in Medical Education?

Hospitals and Health Care
• Residency program directors
• Director of medical education
• Director of professional development and training
University Settings
• Assistant/Associate/Full professor
• Assistant/Associate dean
• Department chair

Why Earn Your M.S. in Medical Education at NSU?

30-Credit Course Load

Complete your degree in as little as one year with online, synchronous courses offered in an 8-week format to best fit with your professional and personal lifestyle.

Continuous Learning Environment

Learn alongside administrators, faculty, and staff with open access to interprofessional learning opportunities and the latest in medical education research.

Design, Develop and Deliver Quality Instruction

Gain skills in pedagogy, educational technology, assessment, and interpersonal communication. Learn how to integrate formal learning with clinical practice.

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Earning Potential

Director of Education

$83,870 Average Salary per Year

Department Chair

$97,500 Average Salary per Year

Postsecondary Instructor

$80,790 Average Salary per Year

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

High Tech, High Touch

Our motto is "High Tech, High Touch"—what the new generation of medical educators will provide to the next generation of learners. Adult learners are looking for small-group learning opportunities with practical application to their professions, delivered by educators who respect learning differences and are committed to excellence.

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Master's in Medical Education Curriculum

Our rigorous online program includes coursework in educational methodologies, assessment and evaluation, leadership, communication, research, and technology in education. Each required course is designed to engage you in robust dialogues with other health care professionals.

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After Applying, What Happens Next?

Depending on the time of year, the review process may take a few weeks. You can check your application status at any time via the online application portal. Once a decision has been made, notification is sent via email to the address on file.

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