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The choices that will dictate the future of healthcare and biotechnology.


As advances in biotechnology and biomedicine gain momentum, so do issues concerning their ethical, legal, and social implications in the United States and around the world. From stem cell research to healthcare reform, these topics involve critical dilemmas at the intersections of law, society, culture, public policy, philosophy, religion, economics, and history. The Master of Science in Bioethics grounds students in interdisciplinary approaches and models to address the most pressing bioethical challenges. The program prepares students to act as responsible and responsive leaders in this new and ever-growing field. It also includes a concentration in global bioethics – the first of its kind in the U.S.

For information about how you can enroll in Bioethics courses this fall, please email bioethics [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu.

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Voice Program students have published papers in The New York Times, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other major publications.
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Flexibility The program features multiple course formats so students have study options both on-campus and online.
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Collaborative The program partners with faculty and advisors from the top-10 programs in medicine, law, public health, business, journalism, international affairs, and philosophy.

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