Master of Science in Health Education
Two faculty from UofT travel to teach onsite several times a year at the College of Health Sciences working to develop local capacity and sustainability with local faculty
This Masters provides an immersion in the field of health professions education and equips students drawn from a variety of disciples with research and pedagogical skills to engage in scholarly educational work. Students receive modules on such topics as qualitative and quantitative methodologies, theories relevant to health professions education, teaching and pedagogy, issues of quality in education and principles of assessment, curricular development and evaluation. They are also required to conduct an original scholarly project with the potential to inform the growth of AAU programming. Students are paired up with education scholars from the Wilson Centre and the University of Toronto. These mentors provide guidance, resources and support to the Ethiopian students as they move through the various stages of the research process. Graduates of the program are expected to provide leadership in the ongoing efforts of AAU to provide sustainable high quality health professions education to meet the health needs of all Ethiopians.
Program Lead, contact information
Dr. Sophie Soklaridis