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Bioethics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration

About

Balancing a challenging liberal arts and sciences curriculum with a commitment to social justice, the master’s program in bioethics:
  • 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.

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 the fall and spring semesters and one course in the summer session in order to finish the program in two calendar years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Bioethics
  • Bioethics at the Beginning of Life
  • Law and Bioethics
  • Bioethics at the End of Life
  • Clinical Bioethics
  • Foundations of Theological Ethics
  • Foundations of Philosophical Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts (two copies) of all colleges and universities attended
  • Official TOEFL score or IELTS score (for international students)
  • Two letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Official test scores (GMAT, GRE, CBEST, etc.)
  • Personal statement and/or resume
  • Program-specific forms, application or interview

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1111 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1111 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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