Programs at Emory
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The Master of Arts in Bioethics degree program provides rigorous, advanced, interdisciplinary study in bioethics for professionals and students interested in the social and ethical challenges facing medicine and the life sciences. This interdisciplinary program prepares graduates to identify, assess and respond to ethical issues that arise in clinical practice, medical research and public health policy. For pre-health students, the MA in Bioethics serves as an excellent transition between an undergraduate degree and a health profesisonal gradute program. Current health professions graduate students can enhance their studies in medicine, physical therapy, nursing, or public health through one of the MA in Bioethics Dual Degree Programs.
To learn more about the Master of Arts in Bioethics program, visit their website: http://ethics.emory.edu/mabioethics/.
Source: Emory University Laney Graduate School Master of Arts in Bioethics Program
To learn more about the Emory School of Nursing, visit their website: http://www.nursing.emory.edu/index.html.
The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral nursing programs. Graduates go on to become national and international leaders in patient care, public health, government, and education. Master’s degree graduates are qualified to seek certification as nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and/or clinical nurse specialists. The school’s PhD program focuses on clinical research. Its DNP program offers two specialty tracks: health systems leadership and population health. The School of Nursing also offers a dual undergraduate degree with several colleges, dual master’s degrees with public health and with Emory’s Laney Graduate School in bioethics as well as an accelerated BSN/MSN program for students with degrees in other fields who want to serve the community as advanced practice nurses.
Students at the Rollins School of Public Health learn to identify, analyze, and intervene in today's most pressing public health issues while pursuing a master of public health (MPH), master of science in public health (MSPH), dual degree, doctoral degree, or certificate. Ranked number 7 on U.S. News and World Report's 2017 Public Health Rankings, Rollins offers an innovative public health program that combines field experience with top-caliber teaching across six academic departments (there is also an Executive MPH program for professionals). Rollins graduate students learn in and outside of the classroom while working with our school's centers and at Atlanta-area organizations such as The Carter Center, local and state health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Cancer Society, and more.
To learn more about the Rollins School of Public Health, visit their website: https://www.sph.emory.edu/index.html.
Source: Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University School of Medicine MD program offers a dynamic blend of active learning, early clinical skills training, patient contact, traditional lecture, and small-group learning. The MD program is complimented by close interaction with faculty mentors who are committed to training men and women to become the future leaders of American medicine. In addition to the MD program, the School of Medicine offers numerous dual-degree programs for students who have interests in a wide range of fields.
The Division of Physical Therapy has a national reputation in medicine and movement sciences. The unique curriculum fosters exceptional skills, creativity, reflectivity, and humanity while instilling self-confidence as students transform into outstanding professionals and independent practitioners. Faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program are committed to to a pioneering problem solving curriculum and the growth of each student. In addition to the DPT program, the Division of Physical Therapy offers numerous dual-degree programs for students who have interests in a wide range of fields.
To learn more about the Division of Physical Therapy, visit their website: https://www.emorydpt.org/.
Source: Emory School of Medicine Division of Physical Therapy
The Physician Assistant Program is a dynamic program emphasizing active learning centered on the six competencies defined by the profession. The 29 month-long Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Degree program uses a fully integrated curriculum stresses evidence based medicine decision making, and the provision of health care to all individual while sensitive to the social determinants of health and wellness. Using learning societies and early patient contact, the program reinforces team based care, patient advocacy and the acquisition of clinical skills supported by faculty mentors at all stages of the curriculum. In addition to the MMSc-PA, the PA program offers a dual-degree program with the Rollins School of Public Health.
Source: Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program
Source: Emory University School of Medicine MMSc Program in Anesthesiology
The Genetic Counseling Training Program is the first in the state of Georgia and offers a unique combination of cutting-edge coursework, extensive and varied clinical experiences, research opportunities and a program-long focus internship. The training emphasizes skills that allow students to serve the genetic needs of the medical community today, while fostering integration of the genomic medicine advances of tomorrow. Graduates receive a Master of Medical Science (MMSc) degree in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling and are qualified to sit for the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) certification examination.
To learn more about the Genetic Counseling Training Program, visit their website: http://genetics.emory.edu/gc_training/index.html.
Source: Emory University School of Medicine Genetic Counseling Training Program
The Medical Imaging Program is one of the few programs offering a baccalaureate degree in this rapidly advancing field. Graduates of the Bachelor of Medical Science (BMSc) program should advance more rapidly within the profession into management, educational positions, careers as application specialists for imaging equipment, or advanced clinical practice in CT and MRI. Advanced coursework in radiology administration, radiography education, and advanced clinical practice in computed tomography, interventional radiology, magnetic resonance imaging, or women’s health (mammography and bone densitometry) is offered. The RT to BMSc degree program in Medical Imaging offers currently credentialed radiographers (RTs) the opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree in either CT, MRI, interventional radiography (IR), Women’s Health (mammography & bone densitometry), radiography education or radiology administration.
To learn more about the Medical Imaging Program, visit their website: http://radiology.emory.edu/education/medical-imaging/index.html
Source: Emory University School of Medicine Medical Imaging Program