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Capstone Information

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Full-Time, 1 Year

Fall
17-19 Credits
  • Foundations I: 6 credits
  • Intro to Clinical Ethics: 4 credits (Required Core Course)
  • Research Ethics: 4 credits (Required Core Course)
  • Electives: 2 credits
  • Capstone Seminar: 3 credits
January and Spring
16–18 Credits
  • Foundations II: 4 credits (Spring)
  • Health Law, Policy, and Bioethics: 4 credits (Required Core Course, Spring)
  • Elective at HMS or Cross-Registered Course: 2-6 credits (January and Spring combined)
  • Capstone Seminar: 3 credits (Spring)

Part-Time, 2 Years | YEAR ONE

Fall
7–12 credits
  • Foundations I: 6 credits
  • Core Classes: 4 credits
    AND/OR
  • Electives: 1-2 credits
January and Spring
7–12 credits
  • Foundations II | 4 credits
  • One Core Course | 4 credits
    AND/OR
  • Elective at HMS or Cross-Registered Course: 3-8 credits (January and Spring combined)

Part-Time, 2 Years | YEAR TWO

Fall
7–12 credits
  • Capstone Seminar: 3 credits
  • One Core Course: 4 credits
    AND/OR
  • Electives: 1-4 credits
January and Spring
7–12 credits
  • Capstone Seminar: 3 credits
  • One Core Course: 4 credits
    AND/OR
  • Electives: 1-4 credits