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Health Professions


  • Brown University, Public Health Program, Providence, RI

Graduate study in public health at Brown has a singular purpose: to train leaders who are armed with the skills to conduct research, improve programs, bring about policy change, and improve the health of populations. In addition to the Master of Public Health Program, we offer graduate degrees in four areas: behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, and health services research.

Representative: Patrick Vivier, Director, MPH Program


  • Columbia University, School of Nursing, New York, NY

Columbia University School of Nursing is part of one of the world’s most renowned academic health centers. The School of Nursing is proud of its 116 year history of educating nursing leaders and spear-heading advances in the nursing profession. The Entry to Practice (ETP) program is an accelerated combined-degree (BS/MS) program for non-nursing college graduates. The program is designed to prepare the student for a career as an Advanced Practice Nurse. The Columbia University School of Nursing offers nine Master’s specialties. Doctoral education at Columbia prepares individuals to fill the growing need for expert researchers (PhD) and clinicians (DNP) to meet national health care challenges.

http://www.nursing.columbia.edu

Representative: Naveed Ahmed, Coordinator of Admissions


  • Dartmouth College, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH

Master of Public Health Dartmouth’s one year Master of Public Health degree is a unique program that explores the interface between traditional public health and the U.S health care system. Using an evidence-based approach focused on health outcomes and methods of analysis common to public health, students gain an understanding of the medical care and public health systems. With analytic tools of biostatistics, epidemiology and research methods, students learn to apply methods of quality improvement to initiate change, translate research findings into action, improve care and access to care and develop strategies to advance population health. Students gain knowledge through traditional classroom experiences, multiple opportunities in the field and through team-based projects with classmates composed of physicians, other health professionals and more recent college graduates. The MPH can be completed full-time in one year or part-time over two to three years. Read more. Master of Science The Dartmouth Institute’s Master of Science program trains its students to be leaders and researchers in health services delivery and quality improvement. This distinctive degree program graduates students with the capacity to research and implement initiatives that will advance a patient-centered, high quality, cost-effective health care system with access and excellence for all. The program has two concentrations, one in health care leadership and the other in clinical and health services research. The leadership concentration focuses on understanding the delivery system and implementing change from within the system. The research concentration focuses on assessing the effectiveness of the delivery system and developing scientific methods to assess the value of changes. With analytic tools of biostatistics, epidemiology and research methods, students learn to apply methods of quality improvement to initiate change, translate research findings into action, improve care and access to care and develop strategies to advance population health. The MS can be completed full-time in one year or part-time over two to three years. Read more. PhD The Dartmouth Institute's Doctor of Philosophy program is designed for those pursuing a career involving major research or leadership roles in the areas of health policy and clinical practice. The PhD Program offers in-depth, multi-disciplinary training in the conduct of research and teaching in the areas of special expertise at The Institute. The doctoral program is designed so that each student-researcher works closely with a faculty advisor to design a course of study and participate in ongoing research. The doctoral program typically takes three-five years to complete. Read more. Voices of TDI "In the basic sciences, you have discussion and debate. Why not in medicine? We need to be continually evaluating what we are doing over time." John Wennberg, MD, MPH Director Emeritus The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
http://www.tdi.dartmouth.edu/centers/education

Representative: Courtney Weber, Recruitment and Admissions Assistant


  • Dartmouth Medical School, Section of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Lebanon, NH

The new program is interdepartmental with faculty from the Departments of Biological Sciences, Community and Family Medicine, Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Computer Science, Genetics and Medicine at Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School. Numerous collaborations exist between QBS members and those in other Ph.D. programs at Dartmouth including the Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Program, the Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (PEMM) and the Graduate Programs at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI). Beginning in 2009, Dartmouth Graduate Studies and Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business offer a new dual degree program which allows Dartmouth Ph.D. students to obtain an accelerated MBA degree.

Representative: Crystal Flaherty, QBS PhD Program Administrator










  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is a global leader in nursing research, education, and scholarship. The School and its baccalaureate, master’s, PhD, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are recognized for excellence in educating nurses who set the highest standards for patient care and become innovative national and international leaders.

http://www.nursing.jhu.edu

Representative: Denelle Alton, Admissions & Student Services Officer


  • Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions, Boston MA

The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an innovative graduate school with programs in Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences and Disorders. It is an affiliate of the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and the Partners HealthCare System. The Institute offers unparalleled opportunities for students to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical and community settings. The MGH Institute is located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, Massachusetts.

http://www.mghihp.edu

Representative: Rika Judd, Director of Admissions


  • New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA

The New England College of Optometry has been the educational and intellectual center of optometry in New England since 1894. The College serves as a leader in optometric instruction and research and continues to spread its influence throughout the world. Located in the Back Bay area of Boston, the New England College of Optometry is a professional graduate institution educating students in the discipline of optometry. NECO provides a four-year post-baccalaureate professional curriculum taught by more than 40 full-time and 100 part-time and adjunct faculty. The College aims to give its students a broad and sound training in the science of optometry; a thorough training in the practice of optometry; to uplift the science of optometry to the highest standard; and to make useful, practical and successful optometrists. With an enrollment of over 400 students, the student body is the most diverse of any college of optometry in the world: More than 25% of the students enrolled in the doctor of optometry program received their pre-optometry education outside the U.S., representing 14 different countries. There are also unique 2-year accelerated programs leading to a doctor of optometry degree for people with advanced academic degrees. Most recently, the College has been working with foreign educators to create customized, accredited programs for training optometrists and upgrading their credentials in countries as diverse as Italy, Spain, China and South Africa. A small, private institution, the New England College of Optometry emulates larger universities in its ambitions and scope. The College is committed to the advancement of vision care and boasts of an academic environment rich in intellectual exchange and opportunity.

http://www.neco.edu

Representative: Dr. Walter Potaznick


  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NYIT, Old Westbury, NY

The New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is committed to training osteopathic physicians for a lifetime of learning and practice, based upon the integration of evidence-based knowledge, critical thinking, and the tenets of osteopathic principles and practice.The college is also committed to preparing osteopathic physicians for careers in primary care, including health care in the inner city and rural communities, as well as to the scholarly pursuit of new knowledge concerning health and disease. NYCOM provides a continuum of educational experiences to its students, extending through the clinical and post-graduate years of training. This continuum provides the future osteopathic physician with the foundation necessary to maintain competence and compassion, as well as the ability to better serve society through research, teaching, and leadership.

http://www.nyit.edu/nycom

Representative: Taryn Croot, Associate Director of Admissions


  • Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Boston, MA

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences offers six majors in three schools - Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy, with an interdisciplinary emphasis that reflects today's team approach to health care. In the School of Health Professions, the following programs and degrees are offered: Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology: The Bouvé College of Health Sciences emphasizes experiential and field-based learning, interdisciplinary and global knowledge, and integration of science and practice. Students are well-prepared to become counseling and psychology professionals in a variety of educational, governmental, community, organizational, and private settings. As a Bouvé student, you will acquire knowledge and competency needed for a lifetime of personal fulfillment and professional achievement. The programs and degrees offered are as follows: College Student Development & Counseling (MS/CAGS),School Counseling (MS), School Psychology (MS/CAGS), School Psychology (PhD), Counseling Psychology (MS/CAGS), Counseling Psychology (PhD),Early Intervention (Certificate. Exercise Science offers an MS with a concentration in Public Health. The curriculum is designed to study issues and concepts related to the epidemiology of physical activity and chronic disease, public health administration and policy, health behavior, health education, and environmental health and the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs to promote physical activity in various populations. Public Health (MPH) Physical Therapy (DPT) If you hold a baccalaureate or masters degree in another field of study, the Post Baccalaureate Direct Entry Graduate DPT program may be right for you. This program consists of seven (7) semesters of course work, one six (6) month cooperative education experience and thirty (30) weeks of clinical education. Most students can expect to complete the program in four years. Audiology (AuD)Audiologists specialize in the prevention, identification, assessment, and rehabilitation of hearing disorders. Individuals with congenital and acquired hearing impairments are seen for services by audiologists. They prescribe and dispense hearing aids and instruct the use of amplification for individuals with congenital and acquired hearing impairments Speech Language Pathology (MS)Speech-language pathologists treat disorders such as developmental language and articulation disorders, voice and resonance problems, stuttering, and language and cognitive impairments due to stroke, head injury, and progressive neurological diseases. Physician Assistant (MS) Established in 1971, the program has a longstanding history of, and expertise in, the education and training of physician assistants. The PA Program is located in close proximity to Boston's major academic medical centers and was the first generalist PA training program in the nation to offer a masters degree in 1985. This rigorous, highly integrated curriculum provides our students with the broad generalist training that prepares them for successful employment in all fields of clinical practice. Our instructional faculty members are practicing clinicians from throughout New England and most have been teaching with the program for many years. The clinical year is designed to provide students with experience in diverse health care settings in our well-established network of clinical rotations sites. The School of Nursing offers the Direct Entry Program for students with a BA/BS not in nursing. Northeastern's direct entry nursing program allows you to use the degree and experience that you already have and leverage it into a master's degree in Nursing. Since you will start the direct entry nursing program with a bachelor's degree, you may have taken most of the courses you need to begin a study of health and nursing. Assuming you have met the prerequisites, you will not need to repeat any of your undergraduate course work. You come into the direct entry program as a graduate student and are regarded as such, even when you take the undergraduate nursing classes during your first year and a half. By the time you graduate from Northeastern, you will have worked with a tremendous variety of cases and patients at some of the world's foremost centers for health treatment and research and will be eligible for Nurse Practitioner licensure. The Graduate School of Pharmacy offers both MS and PhD degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Pharmaceutical Science is a problem-solving discipline concerned with the discovery, design, and use of drugs. Pharmaceutical scientists find new targets for drug development, research how drugs work at a molecular level and the harmful effects of drugs, and determine how drugs’ properties, dosages, and delivery systems affect their performance. As drug research increases, more pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are hiring MS pharmaceutical science graduates.

http://www.northeastern.edu/bouve

Representative: Molly Schnabel


  • Penn Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Penn Vet offers a four year program leading to a doctorate in veterinary medicine. There is also a combined VMD/PhD program and a VMD/MBA program with the Wharton School of Business. The bulk of the program is offered on the University of Pennsylvania campus in West Philadelphia. The large animal facilities are located at New Bolton Center located about one hour southwest of the city where housing is available for two week rotations.

http://vet.upenn.edu

Representative: Malcolm Keiter, Associate Dean for Admissions


  • Ross University School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, North Brunswick, NJ

Ross University was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical and veterinary education offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree programs. Located in Dominica, West Indies, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) places more graduates into US residencies than any other medical school in the world. Located in St. Kitts, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) is the first Caribbean veterinary school to receive AVMA accreditation and is affiliated with 22 schools of veterinary medicine in the US where students complete their clinical year. Overall, Ross University has graduated over 11,000 successful physicians and veterinarians who are practicing in all 50 US states, Canada and Puerto Rico. Ross operates on a three-semester schedule, allowing students to start in September, January or May, and has administrative offices in North Brunswick, NJ. Eligible students can receive US federal loans.

http://www.rossu.edu

Representative: Jeanne DiPretoro, Associate Director of Admission, New England


  • St. George’s University School of Medicine & School of Veterinary Medicine, Great River, NY

http://www.sgu.edu

Representative: Betsy Mills, Enrollment Counselor Eastern US


  • Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine was established in 1868 as Boston Dental College. It was incorporated into Tufts College in 1899. Although founded as a school to educate students from New England, today Tufts is renowned throughout the United States and the world as a center for academic and clinical excellence. Tufts boasts over seven thousand alumni composed of individuals from all fifty states and thirty-nine countries. Students receive a comprehensive education that emphasizes the importance of didactic coursework, pre-clinical training, clinical experience, and practice management that prepares them to enter the work force as confident, proficient clinicians.

http://dental.tufts.edu

Representative: Melissa Friedman, Director of Admissions


  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine offers a four year professional degree leading to Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.). Podiatric medicine is the branch of medicine concentrating on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of problems and diseases of the foot, ankle and lower extremity. Podiatric medicine includes a variety of specialties such as orthopedics, surgery, sports medicine, pediatrics, diabetic foot care and geriatrics. TUSPM is part of a major university with a comprehensive allopathic health sciences center, which affords our students unparalleled access to patient care. Each year TUSPM host free one week Summer and Winter Internship Programs.

http://podiatry.temple.edu

Representative: Susan Powers, Student Services Specialist


  • Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Tufts University (Tufts) School of Medicine offers a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree that can be obtained by itself or in combination with the MD, DVM, MS in Nutrition, BA or BS degrees offered by Tufts. It is also offered with the JD from Northeastern University, a national leader in public interest law. A Master of Science in Health Communication (HCOM) in collaboration with Emerson College and a Master of Science in Pain Research, Education and Policy are also offered. Tufts' graduates are provided with appropriate knowledge and skills to practice in the broad arena of public health.

http://www.tufts.edu/med

Representative: Tara Risi, Admissions Counselor


  • University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT

The University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine is a prominent leader in dental education, research and patient care. As Connecticut’s only dental school and the only public dental school in New England, the school is recognized nationally and internationally for both its pre-doctoral and postdoctoral/graduate education programs.

http://sdm.uchc.edu

Representative: Edward Thibodeau, Associate Dean for Admissions


  • University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) is committed to serving the people of New England through an emphasis on educating primary care physicians. UNECOM offers academic excellence, a supportive learning environment and a beautiful ocean-side campus. Centers of Excellence include Neuroscience, and Community and Public Health. The College has been recognized for excellence in primary care, osteopathic manipulative medicine, and geriatric education.

http://www.une.edu/com

Representative: Patricia Kelley, Associate Dean of Constituent Services


  • University of Medicine and Health Sciences, New York, NY

UMHS is a University that prepares students to become physicians (MD). Our mission is to educate and nurture a new generation of physicians prepared to meet 21st century health care delivery in a rapidly changing world. IUON is a University that prepares students to become Registered Nurses (RN). We offer a upper division Bachelors Degree in Nursing. This program is a accelerated nursing program.

http://umhs-sk.net

Representative: Obed Figueroa, Assistant Director of Admissions


  • Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School, St. Louis, MO

The George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis offers a top ranked Master of Social Work Program and a Master of Public Health program. The School’s strength lies at the intersection of social work, public health, and social and economic development. The Brown School is committed to positive social change through path-breaking research and educational excellence. The Brown School’s M.S.W. program is characterized by flexibility in the choice of courses, including the practicum, individually planned curricula, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the integration of evidence-based practice into its teaching, research, and service. The M.S.W. curriculum prepares students for leadership positions in the fields of children, youth, and family; gerontology; health; mental health; and social and economic development. Specializations are available in management, research, and social entrepreneurship. The Master of Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis provides a solid foundation in the core competencies of Public Health with an innovative curriculum centered around trans-disciplinary problem solving courses. The MPH program is designed to provide opportunities for building analytical, leadership, and team building skills to address both national and international public health issues. The Brown School awards over $4 million in scholarships to students.

http://brownschool.wustl.edu

Representative: Richard Sigg, Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Law & Government


  • American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC

Located in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods, American University Washington College of Law is just minutes from downtown and at the center of policy, business, and all things international. Established in 1896, it was the first law school in the country founded by women, ensuring that both men and women had an equal opportunity to study law. The law school promotes an environment of opportunity with unparalleled access to all that Washington, D.C. has to offer and an emphasis on experiential learning through the renowned Clinical, Trial Advocacy, and Externship programs. In addition to its renowned international law program, the law school offers a rich curriculum in public interest, administrative, business, intellectual property, environmental, and human rights.


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