Master of Health Professions Education

Applying for Admission


Applicants for admission to the Master of Health Professions Education program must submit all applications and application materials. Applications must be complete before the admissions committee will consider the application for admission. Applications that remain incomplete will not be considered.

Students applying to the Master of Health Professions Education program must submit the following:

    • UMKC General Application for Admission
    • UMKC Supplemental Application for Admission
    • International students should also review the information provided by the International Student Affairs Office.
    • Official college/university transcripts,
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS score (if applicable),
    • A one-page goal statement,
    • A résumé or CV,
    • One letter of recommendation (if applicable).
      • Physicians in residency or fellowship programs are required to submit a letter of recommendation from the director of their program.

 

Application Process

 

Step 1: Complete the UMKC General Application for Admission

All applicants must complete the UMKC General Application for Admission.  Please follow the instructions provided on the application.

International students should also review the information provided by the International Student Affairs Office.

 

Step 2: Complete the UMKC Supplemental Application for Admission

All applicants, both international and domestic, must complete the UMKC Supplemental Application for Admission. Please follow the instructions provided on the application.

Please click the link above to download the Supplemental Application. Save the downloaded PDF and complete the application. When complete, please “save as” LastName-FirstName-HPE.pdf and email the saved PDF to medicine@umkc.edu.

 

Step 3: Submit Transcripts & Test Scores

All applicants are required to submit official college/university transcripts and official TOEFL  or IELTS scores (if applicable) to the university.  Transcripts may be sent to:

Office of Admissions
University of Missouri-Kansas City
120 Administrative Center
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499

International applicants should submit transcripts to:

University of Missouri-Kansas City
International Student Affairs Office
Student Success Center
5000 Holmes Road, G-04
Kansas City, MO  64110

TOEFL scores should be submitted electronically (UMKC code: 6872). IELTS scores should be sent directly to the International Student Affairs Office at the address listed above.

 

Step 4: Submit a Goal Statement & CV

All applicants are required to submit a one-page goal statement and CV.  These documents should be submitted to:

UMKC School of Medicine
Office of Admissions, M1-103
Attn:  MHPE
2411 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO  64108

These documents may also be submitted by fax to 816-235-6579 or email to medicine@umkc.edu.

 

Step 5: Letters of Recommendation

Physicians in residency or fellowship programs are required to submit a letter of recommendation from the director of their program.  Letters of recommendation should be sent to:

UMKC School of Medicine
Office of Admissions, M1-103
Attn:  MHPE
2411 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO  64108

These documents may also be submitted by fax to 816-235-6579 or email to medicine@umkc.edu.

 

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education may apply for the Master’s degree by completing the UMKC General Application for Admission and submitting supplemental materials, including: a revised goal statement, CV, and letters of recommendation (if applicable). The supplemental materials should be submitted to the appropriate individuals, as indicated above. Students who have completed similar credited certificate programs in health professions education may petition the faculty committee for consideration of transfer coursework by notifying the director.

– – – – –

Application Process for Visiting or Community Students (Non-certificate/Non-degree seeking students)

Students interested in taking courses for credit, who may not wish to pursue the Master of Health Professions Education program, may enroll as visiting or community students.

Eligibility

    • Visiting or community students must have a professional degree or baccalaureate degree and professional experience in the health professions or consent of the instructor.
    • Visiting or community students may enroll in the Master of Health Professions Education at a later date and receive full credit for completed coursework.

Applying for Admission

Visiting or community students applying to take courses in the Master of Health Professions Education program must submit the following:

Visiting/Community Student applications are submitted to the UMKC Office of Admissions.  After the application has been processed and you have received your acceptance letter and student number, you may enroll in coursework.

If a student chooses to pursue the Master of Health Professions Education at a later date, he/she will be required to complete the full application process for admission.