Master of Bioethics Program
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Each student will develop a plan of study with faculty members that includes:

Core Study

Foundational courses covering theoretical and applied ethics, strategies of ethical justification, and historical through contemporary challenges in bioethics, learn more about core courses.


Options to augment the core study program with course offerings at the Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, and across Harvard University. Check out a list of bioethics electives.

Capstone Experience

A mentored, hands-on capstone ethics experience complements the master of bioethics program, tailored to each student’s professional expertise and interests. Read about past student capstone experience projects.

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Rebecca Weintraub Brendel
HMS Master of Bioethics Degree Program
Program Director Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, MD, JD