Masters Degree Programs
Take the next step in preparation for your health care career.
LECOM offers the opportunity for graduates with the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees to continue their education as they pursue health profession careers. These programs began at LECOM with the Health Sciences Post Baccalaureate program as a pathway to improve a student’s educational credentials and to increase the student’s chances of entering medical, pharmacy or dental school.
The program expanded with the addition of the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree program that emphasizes research and provides experience for the MS graduate to enter other health or science graduate programs, to pursue research or enter academia. The Post Baccalaureate and the Masters of Science in Biomedical Science programs are offered at the Erie Campus.
LECOM Bradenton offers the Master of Medical Sciences degree program, which is a one-year, non-thesis program to increases the opportunities for select students to get accepted into medical, dental, or pharmacy schools.
The Masters in Health Services Administration program provides the critical knowledge, leadership skills and confidence required to fully understand and engage “the business of healthcare” at any level of your organization. The need for formally trained, highly skilled healthcare administrators has never been greater. This program is designed specifically for busy students and working professionals. 98% of the didactic curriculum is delivered through a dynamic, distance education, on-line platform by a team of faculty experts with deep industry experience. Earn your MHSA degree in a short 18 months while continuing your full-time activities. Scholarships are available.
LECOM has developed the Master of Science in Biomedical Ethics (MSBE) distance education degree program to fill the need for exceptionally prepared healthcare personnel. MSBE helps healthcare workers develop cultural competency in today’s diverse healthcare environment and demonstrates how ethics education leads to behavioral changes that result in a higher level of professionalism and the delivery of top-quality, patient-centered care. It is designed for busy working professionals, taught by industry experts, has 24/7 portal access and begins in June each year. Ethics is now in the forefront of the US Healthcare System and the LECOM MSBE degree will prepare you to take a leadership role and ensure compliance in your organization.
In addition, LECOM encourages medical, pharmacy and dental graduates, especially medical residents, to enter the Master of Science in Medical Education program. Candidates in the MS Med Ed program are prepared to become medical educators who teach in post-graduate medical education, as preceptors in clinical education, or as faculty at medical, pharmacy or dental schools.