Bioethics, M.Sc. | Part time online | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | United States
12 months
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a Master of Science (MS) Bioethics. At UTRGV, you'll find support and inspiration to complete your degree and pursue your professional goals.


The MS in Bioethics program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley prepares leaders in bioethics, social justice, and health equity to create opportunities and manage resources effectively while remaining responsive to the diverse challenges within complex social, political, and economic climates. Whenever possible, content and expertise drawn from the Rio Grande Valley region will provide learners with a unique perspective on bioethical challenges in health that lead to disparities in outcomes and inequities in care and resources. 

Key Features

This program is designed to prepare learners who:

  • Develop a theoretical framework for understanding bioethical issues.
  • Engage in critical dialogue about ethical challenges related to complex human situations and equity in healthcare.
  • Critically synthesize empirical and non-empirical content relative to bioethics and social justice.
  • Critically examine bioethical issues impacting health care decisions.
  • Understand the unique challenges faced by vulnerable populations especially Hispanics, migrants, and immigrants in achieving health equity.
  • Examine bioethical considerations in conducting research especially with vulnerable populations.
  • Provide leadership in identifying and resolving injustices in the healthcare arena.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical and Theoretical Thought in Bioethics
  • Methods of Inquiry in Bioethics
  • Human Rights, Justice, and Health
  • Health Systems, Health Policy, and Health Equity
  • Ethnicity, Culture, Race and Health Equity

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission. Priority deadlines: Fall - August 5, Spring - January 5, Summer I - May 25


30 SCH



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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Submission of 2 letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters must be an academic reference; the second letter of recommendation maybe academic or professional

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.


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