Curriculum

Curricular Requirements

Master of Science: Medical Education Leadership (33 credits)

The Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership curriculum totals 33 credits. Courses are offered continuously over each 12-month cycle. Students are required to develop an electronic professional portfolio as evidence of their competence in the seven medical educational leadership standards. Students also submit one exhibit from each course. The portfolio exhibits show growth in written and oral communication skills as well as medical education leadership competencies. 

  Credits
MEL 604 Curriculum Design and Program Development  3
MEL 605 Improving Instructional Effectiveness   3
MEL 606 Learner Assessment in Medical Education 3
MEL 610 Leadership Skills in Academic Medicine   3
MEL 611 Professional Development: Developing a Culture of Life-Long Learning  3
MEL 612 Organizational Development: Fostering a Learning Environment 3
MEL 620 Research Methods in Medical Education   3
MEL 651 Applied Project in Academic Medicine I 3
MEL 652 Applied Project in Academic Medicine II 3
MEL Electives* 6
MEL 655 Professional Portfolio

0

Total credits:

33

 

*MEL Elective Options  
MEL 615 Business and Finance in Academic Medicine 3

MEL 639 Independent Study in Medical Education

3-6

MEL 699 Transfer Credit

3-6

Approved Graduate courses from UNE Public Health program 3-6
 

Certificate: Program Development (12 credits)

This 12-credit program provides students with the core program development concepts in curriculum, instruction, assessment and research methods. This set of courses is one of the foundations for the UNE Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership.  

  Credits
MEL 604 Curriculum Design and Program Development 3
MEL 605 Improving Instructional Effectiveness   3
MEL 606 Learner Assessment in Medical Education   3
MEL 620 Research Methods in Medical Education 3
Total credits: 12

Certificate: Leadership Development (12 credits) This 12-credit program provides students with the core leadership development concepts in personnel development, organization development, business/finance, and leadership skill training. This set of courses is one of the foundations for the UNE Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership. 

  Credits
MEL 610 Leadership Skills in Academic Medicine 3
MEL 611 Professional Development: Developing a Culture of Lifelong Learning 3
MEL 612 Organizational Development: Fostering the Learning Environment 3
MEL 615 Business and Finance in Academic Medicine 3
Total credits: 12