Clinician Educator Accelerated Pathway Details Basic Content
What is the Clinician Educator Pathway?
The Clinician Educator pathway is an option for medical students who wish obtain their MD degree and a master's degree in Adult Education ― Medical and Health Professions, in four years.
What is required for admission?
You will need to be accepted into the MD program and complete a separate application for the Graduate School at Penn State during the third year of the MD curriculum. You will also need a letter of recommendation from the associate dean of evaluation and assessment at Penn State College of Medicine. A curriculum vita and a statement of career goals that addresses how the joint degree meets those goals will also be required.
How much does it cost?
Through an agreement with Penn State Harrisburg, the MEd will cost 21 credit hours for the 30-credit master's degree if the degree is completed as scheduled. The MEd degree will be charged at the in-state rate where applicable. The MD degree will incur the standard costs for the four-year degree.