Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 32

Required Courses:

Core Courses
UBTH 5001Urban Bioethics 1 (Professional Students)3
UBTH 5002Urban Bioethics 2 (Professional Students)3
UBTH 5022Community Engagement I (Professional Students)2
UBTH 5023Community Engagement II (Professional Students)2
UBTH 5031The Values, Ethics, & Economics of Health Care Delivery in Urban Communities (Professional Students)2
UBTH 5041Critical Social Science and Urban Bioethics (Professional Students)2
UBTH 9996MA in Urban Bioethics Thesis (Graduate Students)3
Total Credit Hours32

Culminating Events:
The thesis should make a novel contribution to the field. Toward this end, the student conducts an original research project, empirical or non-empirical, and produces a publishable paper. The research is undertaken with guidance from an approved thesis advisor from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine; the Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy; or a dual-degree student’s home department.