What will I learn?

Drawing from existing resources, courses, and expertise, MCPHS offers a degree program combining study of health with humanities, construed broadly to include literature, philosophy, the arts, history, anthropology, and sociology. Our baccalaureate degree program in Health Humanities will provide students with a rigorous program that will prepare them for further study and careers in healthcare, public health and policy, law, education, journalism, and related fields.

Program Outcomes

An undergraduate major in Health Humanities helps prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders. There is a growing recognition of the value of interdisciplinary humanities study as preparation for advanced graduate work and professional practice. With a focus on the study of creativity, cultural expression, and key concepts organizing human experience, a degree in Health Humanities fosters

imagination
empathy
critical thinking

Health humanities study, practiced through the skills of reading, writing, research, and artistic expression

promotes self-awareness;
brings critical perspective to the discourses of illness and wellness; and
bridges gaps in communication and understanding amongst professional and lay audiences.

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
$34,700.00 (26,05,105) per year
USD $1,275 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

MCPHS University

Boston Campus,

179 Longwood Avenue,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02115, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants who are in final year of secondary school or have recently graduated but not yet completed any university courses are eligible to apply for admission.

For international students

Applicants who are in final year of secondary school or have recently graduated but not yet completed any university courses are eligible to apply for admission.

Language Proficiency: MCPHS on-campus EPE – 57; TOEFL iBT – 79; TOEFL ITP – 550; IELTS - 6.5; iTEP - 4.0; PTE Academic – 58.

The Admission Office accepts applications from international students on a rolling basis with priority filing dates of November 1 (Early Action I), December 1 (Early Action II), and February 1 (Regular Decision).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About MCPHS University

“MCPHS is surrounded by global healthcare institutions, keeping students motivated and determined to become medical professionals” – pre-med student.

  • #1 university in the U.S. for earning power, WSJ/THE 2018
  • #1 transformative college in the U.S., Money Magazine 2018
  • #9 specialty institutions for internationals, Open Doors 2018
  • #16 most diverse university in the U.S., 24/7 Wall Street