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Certificate in Integrating Innovative Technologies in Health Science Education

The Learning, Design, and Technology Program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Houston offers a certificate program for health science educators that focuses on Integrating Innovative Technologies in Health Science Education. This certificate program is designed to provide health care professionals with expertise that will aid them as educators facilitating student learning and as managers of education programs, including curriculum leadership and scholarly inquiry into teaching and learning. Please note that all courses for this certificate are taught online and no face-to-face classes are required.

The courses in this certificate provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to create effective, educationally-sound, online learning materials for use in training environments as well as to support the professional development of adult learners.

Students take a total of four courses (12 semester hours) that provide hands-on experiences with a variety of software applications and instructional strategies. Students in this certificate program learn to evaluate and use innovative technology tools to design interactive and engaging instructional resources that can be used in their professional careers.

Instruction is provided by faculty in the Learning, Design &Technology (LDT) Program at the University of Houston. The curriculum has been developed by the LDT Faculty and is composed of four graduate courses. A member of the LDT Faculty will advise each student accepted into the certificate program.

Students are required to take CUIN 7390, Instructional Design or CUIN 7391, Curriculum Development for Health Science Education and select three additional courses from the following list:

  • CUIN 7305: Design, Development & Evaluation of Presentations
  • CUIN 7308: Computer-Mediated Communication
  • CUIN 7356: Issues in Distance Education
  • CUIN 7358: Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
  • CUIN 7368: Advanced Digital Imaging in Education
  • CUIN 7376: New Tools for Creating Online Educational Materials
  • CUIN 7389: Digital Media

Additional information about the certificate program may be found in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), at: certificate-FAQ.htm

Information about applying for the Certificate program may be found at:

For more information about the Certificate program, please email Dr. Robert Hausmann at:


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