As science advances and expands, there is an increasing need for leaders who are able to think critically about pressing ethical issues. Master of bioethics students join the Harvard program from a range of educational and professional backgrounds, united by a commitment to developing expertise in bioethics through formal education. Many applicants hold a terminal or professional degree or are seeking to enhance their primary training in a related field.
We seek applicants:
Who care about responsibilities for patients, clients, and the public
Who exhibit intellectual curiosity and humility
Who are from a variety of professional fields and bioscience industries
Who are eager to address complex moral challenges
Who think ethically and critically about emerging issues in the life sciences