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Bioethics

Loyola Marymount University

M.A.
30 months
Duration
1111 USD/credit
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About

LMU’s Bioethics Institute offers a Master of Arts degree program that was created to respond to the many ethical challeng es presented by the life sciences and health care in contemporary society.

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Overview

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.
  • Based on :$1,111per unit

Funding

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