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University of Pennsylvania

Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Philadelphia, PA

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University of Pennsylvania

Overview

University of Pennsylvania / Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Laws/Master of Bioethics (LL M/MBE)
Juris Doctor/Master of Bioethics (JD/MBE)
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Bioethics (PhD/MBE)
Master of Science in Education/Master of Bioethics (MS Ed/MBE)
Doctor of Dental Medicine/Master of Bioethics (DMD/MBE)
Master of Social Work/Master of Bioethics (MSW/MBE)
Master of Bioethics (MBE)
Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Bioethics (MSN/MBE)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Bioethics (MD/MBE)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Bioethics (MPA/MBE)
Master of Science in Medical Ethics (MSME)
Master of Regulatory Affairs/Master of Bioethics (MRA/MBE)
Master of Bioethics/Master of Science in Medical Ethics (MBE/MSME)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
25
Accepted
17
Enrolled
83%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Transcript, essay, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$52,137
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

74
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 4.05%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 10.81%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 31
Male (27)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: LGBTQ bioethics, resource allocation/rationing, public health ethics, pediatric clinical ethics, mental healthcare ethics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Dr. Autumn Fiester
Assistant Chair of Education and Training
Email: fiester@mail.med.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-573-2602

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