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MP – Medical Professions Instructor Qualifications

General Instructor Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a medical or allied health field with three years’ experience in a health care facility or organization. Prior experience teaching, particularly adult learners.

MP 108

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a health discipline, Counseling, Psychology (Clinical, School, Applied, or Educational), Social Work, Applied Behavioral Science, Communications or Education.
  • Knowledge of career opportunities and requirements in the health field.


  • Associate’s degree or certificate from a nationally accredited or state approved program in the field of EMT, Paramedic, Nursing or Fire Science
  • Required American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Instructor certification.
  • Completed Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission

MP 135 Pharmacology for Allied Health

  • Master’s Degree in pharmaceutical science, pharmacology or other medical or health degree with three years’ experience in a healthcare facility or organization.

MP 140 Health Law and Ethics

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a medical or health field or a law degree (Juris Doctor) with three years’ experience in the field of health law, health policy, health services administration or public health.

Approved June 2, 2021

Instructor Qualifications for MP courses prior to June 2021