The mission of the professional degree program, Master of Clinical Anatomy (MCA), is to provide clinically relevant content knowledge coupled with experiential learning activities for developing skills in teaching, education research, and enhancing advancement to professional health care programs. Graduates will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of the anatomical sciences (neuroanatomy, gross anatomy, and histology) at a level necessary for instruction within a professional program;
- design and deliver effective instructional activities appropriate for a cadaveric dissection course;
- design and deliver effective instructional activities appropriate for individual, small group, large group, and laboratory settings;
- evaluate the effectiveness of educational instruction using both formative and summative methods; and
- practice effective methods of self-reflection on the nature, quality, and impact of instructional activities for learning.