Certificate in Medical Education

Designed for faculty in VCU’s School of Medicine, the Certificate in Medical Education enhances the depth and breadth of faculty expertise in curriculum design and adult learning strategies for teaching, and fosters development of a cadre of academic leaders who can model best practices in teaching undergraduate, clinical and graduate programs.

Curriculum information

The Certificate in Medical Education requires a minimum of 12 total graduate credit hours:

Degree requirements for the Certificate in Medical Education »

Please keep in mind, however, that the exact course requirements may vary depending on when you matriculated into the program, so please consult your adviser or the program coordinator with any additional questions.



How to apply: Graduate application
Semester of entry: Fall, spring or summer
Application deadline: Feb. 1 for fall or summer admission, Oct. 1 for spring admission


  • VCU Graduate School requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline
  • Written essay addressing your career interests
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from previous academic work

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Jenna Lenhardt, Ph.D.