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About

The Bioethics program from Columbia University grounds students in interdisciplinary approaches and models to address the most pressing bioethical challenges. 

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Overview

The  Bioethics program from  Columbia University  prepares students to act as responsible and responsive leaders in this new and ever-growing field. It also includes a concentration in global bioethics – the first of its kind in the U.S.

Key facts

As advances in biotechnology and biomedicine gain momentum, so do issues concerning their ethical, legal, and social implications in the United States and around the world. 

From stem cell research to healthcare reform, these topics involve critical dilemmas at the intersections of law, society, culture, public policy, philosophy, religion, economics, and history.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Ethics
  • Philosophy of Bioethics
  • Law and Bioethics
  • Global Ethics
  • Neuroscience and Ethics
  • Master's Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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.
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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.
100
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form
  • $95.00 nonrefundable application fee (U.S. currency)
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Your Résumé
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of academic purpose (500 to 750 words)
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test
  • Video Essay
  • An Admissions Interview
  • Students whose native language is not English must include proof of English proficiency
  • International students must fulfill visa requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2182 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2182 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    2182 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2182 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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