Advance Healthcare and Your Career

As the field of biomedicine gains momentum, get prepared to lead on addressing the most pressing bioethical challenges we’ll face.

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Columbia University’s Master of Science in Bioethics

New advancements in the fields of biotechnology and biomedicine pose critical dilemmas. Columbia’s M.S in Bioethics prepares students to act as responsible and responsive leaders working at the intersection of law, society, culture, public policy, philosophy, religion, economics and history.

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Program at a Glance

“The Bioethics M.S. program draws on all of Columbia’s top-ranked graduate schools to formulate a world-class, interdisciplinary bioethics curriculum.”

Michael M., ‘20SPS, Bioethics


On Campus or Online
1 year to complete
Fall or Spring enrollment


On Campus or Online
Up to 3 years to complete
Fall or Spring enrollment

In this program, you will:

Learn to Lead in an Emerging, Multi-disciplinary Field

New developments in medicine bring new ethical challenges. A program grounded in interdisciplinary approaches and models enables students to address the most urgent and complex 21st century issues.

Be Taught by World-Renowned Faculty

Work with faculty from Columbia’s nationally ranked top-10 schools of medicine, public health, law, business, arts & sciences, nursing, dentistry and others.

Tap into Columbia’s Vast Resources

Take advantage of study options and employment opportunities, which benefit from Columbia’s location in New York City, a center of pharmaceutical and medical innovation.