M.A. On Campus


Loyola Marymount University

30 months
15780 USD/year
15780 USD/year
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The Bioethics program of Loyola Marymount University was created to respond to the many ethical challeng es presented by the life sciences and health care in contemporary society.


Balancing a challenging liberal arts and sciences curriculum with a commitment to social justice, the Bioethics program of Loyola Marymount University:

  • Invites students to reflect systematically on contemporary issues in bioethics and healthcare from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
  • Engages students in the critical analysis of bioethical topics through the interplay between ethical theory and professional practice

Program Requirements

The Master of Arts degree requires a total of thirty credit hours of graduate coursework, completed over a program of 10 three-credit courses, including seven core and three elective courses. Students may choose to take up to two courses per semester in order to finish the program in five semesters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioethics
  • Bioethics at the Beginning of Life
  • Law and Bioethics
  • Bioethics at the End of Life
  • Clinical Bioethics
  • Theological Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are encouraged to submit their application and materials at least three months prior to the first term of their enrollment.


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • Graduate Division Online Application
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Short Essay Response
  • One Official Copy of Post-secondary Transcripts
  • Test Scores (GRE or MAT)
  • A $50.00 fee
  • Personal Interview
  • Language Test Scores (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Transcript Translation and Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15780 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15780 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    15780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15780 USD per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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