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MA in Urban Bioethics – Pincus

The MA in Urban Bioethics is a 32-credit degree program. Course descriptions are available on Temple’s Graduate Bulletin.

Visual representation of the course progression and learning objectives for the MA in Urban Bioethics for Pincus Fellows.

Pincus Fellows will complete the degree over the course of two years through the following progression of requirements:

Chart showing two-year progression of MA in Urban Bioethics for Pincus Fellows.

Each Fellow will progress through the same courses in the same sequence, but the individual experience of the fellowship will be customizable based on personal and professional interests and goals. Urban Bioethics faculty and staff offer workshops, presentations, and additional resources throughout the year to support students’ learning and growth.

Visual representation showing individual growth and additional opportunities available to students in the Urban Bioethics program.

Year 1

Fall

Course (credits)Time commitment
Urban Bioethics 1 (3 credits)4:30-7:00 pm, Mondays
Community Engagement I (2 credits)5-7 pm, Wednesdays
Critical Social Science and Urban Bioethics (2 credits)asynchronous online

Spring

Course (credits)Time commitment
Urban Bioethics 2 (3 credits)4:30-7:00 pm, Mondays
Community Engagement II (2 credits)5-7 pm, Wednesdays
Pediatric Urban Bioethics (Pincus elective) (3 credits)TBA

Summer 1

Course (credits)Time commitment
Population Health for the Pediatric Patient (3 credits)TBA

Summer 2

Course (credits)Time commitment
The Values, Ethics, & Economics of

Health Care Delivery in Urban Communities (2 credits)

asynchronous online

Year 2

Fall

Course (credits)Time commitment
Urban Bioethics Field Study 1 (4 credits)TBA

Spring

Course (credits)Time commitment
Urban Bioethics Field Study 2 (5 credits)TBA

Summer 1

Course (credits)Time commitment
Urban Bioethics Thesis (3 credits)TBA