Academic Programs

NTTC-HP offers the following non-degree and degree programs on a ladderized scheme


Non-Degree Program :
BASIC COURSE IN HEALTH PROFESSION EDUCATION

Completion of the BCHPEd program will enable the student to utilize instructional processes and principles in the design and conduct of instruction.
Completion Requirements:
  • Completion of 9 units of foundation subjects (HP 201, HP 221, HP 241, HP 232).
  • A general weighted average of 2.00 or better in major courses and in all courses taken with no grade of 5.00 in any of them
All candidates are expected to complete the BCHPEd program within a maximum of 2 years . 


Degree Programs
A. DIPLOMA IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION

The DHPEd program essentially prepares health professions teachers to be competent instructional designers, curriculum planners and educational administrators. Those who completed the BCHPEd program will have to take additional ten(10) units of core courses and eight(8) units of electives. 

Graduation Requirements : 
    • Completion of 27 units( 17 units of core courses and 10 units of electives).
    • A general weighted average of 2.00 or better in major courses and in all courses taken with no grade of 5.00 in any of them.

All candidates are expected to complete the DHPEd program within a maximum of 2 years .


B. MASTERS IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION

The program is designed to improve the quality of teaching in the health professions by increasing the educational competence of the teachers. More specifically, the graduates of the MHPEd program should be able to :
    1. Participate actively in the development , implementation and evaluation of educational programs.
    2. Utilize instructional processes and principles in the design and conduct of a course or unit of instruction.
    3. Undertake appropriate procedures in the assessment of student performance.
    4. Participate in multidisciplinary studies and their applications to the improvement of teaching and learning in the health professions.
    5. Apply organizational and management principles on various capacities as a member or administrator of an educational institution.
Graduation Requirements:
    • Completion of 33 units( 17 units of core courses and 10 units of electives and 6 units of thesis).
    • A general weighted average of 2.00 or better in major courses and in all courses taken with no grade of 5.00 in any of them.
    • Passing a written comprehensive examination.
    • Submission of 6 bound copies of thesis.

All candidates are expected to complete the MHPEd program within a maximum of 2 years .