Community Engaged Medicine

Furman University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
50464 USD/year
50464 USD/year
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Furman University and Prisma Health-Upstate partner together to offer a Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine.


The Community Engaged Medicine Master of Science offered by Furman University provides:

  • An advanced understanding of science and population health related to disparities between growing medical needs and resources within communities
  • Patient-based case studies and primary literature used throughout the curriculum
  • Implicit Bias & Community Engagement Training prepares students for and supports them in their field experiences An academic record for students pursuing medical school, dental school and other health-related professional programs and careers Small classes of 15-20 students that ensure individualized attention and high-impact learning experiences A 9-month clinical experience in underserved communities Kaplan preparation for professional examinations (MCAT, DAT, GRE) included in tuition Professional advising and support toward academic and career goals
  • Office of Pre-Professional Advising through Furman University
  • Student Success Service through University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Implicit Bias and Community Engagement
  • Community Medicine Fieldwork
  • Applied Human Clinical Anatomy
  • Applied Human Clinical Physiology
  • Healthcare Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Other requirements

General requirements


Incoming students are also expected to have successfully completed introductory courses in biology and genetics, two terms of general chemistry and at least one term of organic chemistry with two terms strongly recommended.

Candidates must also submit:
  • a graduate admissions application, accompanied by a one-time, non-refundable application fee 
  • Three professional recommendations 
  • official transcripts from each higher education institution previously attended
InternationalAny applicant who is a non-U.S. citizen wishing to attend Furman University Graduate Studies programs as a degree- or non-degree seeking student is considered an international applicant. All international applicants are required to have transcripts from any non-U.S. institutions evaluated by a credentialing service. All applications, fees, documents, and requirements must be submitted online through our secure admissions site to Graduate Studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50464 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    50464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50464 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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