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.


Options to augment the core study program with course offerings at the Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School and across Harvard University.

Capstone Experience

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

2021 Capstone Symposium Book

2021 Capstone Book