Graduate Certificate in
Clinical Teaching

About

The online Graduate Clinical Certificate program offers opportunities for healthcare workers who desire to teach in a clinical healthcare program. You’ll develop leadership skills and learn methods of clinical instruction to have a successful teaching experience.

This program is for instructors or future instructors in clinical programs such as:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Nursing
  • Communication Sciences and disorders
  • and more

The coursework promotes advanced communication and interpersonal skills, critical and reflective thinking, evidence-based decision-making, problem-solving, technology and information literacy, interprofessional collaboration, ethical and professional behavior, and the value of lifelong learning.

You will have mentorship by faculty in a practicum experience to apply knowledge gained in the program.

Application RequirementsCurriculum & Requirements

Application Requirements

Applicants must have the following requirements to be eligible for admission:

  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • ​An earned baccalaureate degree or its equivalent in a healthcare field from an accredited college or university is required for admission to a graduate certificate program.

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Curriculum & Requirements

Clinical Teaching Certificate, Graduate

Note: An earned baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university is required for admission to a graduate certificate program. A minimum of 12 credits is required for the certificate and can be earned fully online. 

Required Courses
Fall
DNHY 505SHEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP3
DNHY 625SCLINICAL TEACHING STRATEGIES2
Spring
DNHY 610SHEALTHCARE EDUCATION THEORIES AND INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS2
DNHY 635SPRACTICUM5
Total Credits12

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a Graduate Certificate In Clinical Teaching from EWU should be able to do the following:​

  • demonstrate the skills needed as a healthcare leader in the profession and community;
  • ​use global perspective to reflect on ability to meet full potential as a clinical instructor;
  • exhibit effective clinical teaching strategies to meet the evolving needs of clinical healthcare.