Why Earn an M.S. MCT degree?

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M.S. MCT Brochure

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Students completing the Master of Science in Medical Cannabinoid Therapeutics (MS MCT) program are prepared as formally trained health professionals to contribute to population-based, culturally appropriate, and innovative approaches concerning current and emerging medical cannabinoid therapeutic applications and community wellness initiatives. The LECOM MS MCT program builds upon the foundational osteopathic principles and competencies focused on whole-person care, mind, body, and spirit. The curriculum centers around the evolving medical cannabis policies, organizational management, environmental and occupational health, social and behavioral implications, pharmacokinetics, vertically integrated business systems, macro-economic, governing laws and regulations, and ethical impacts. Students will also gain an understanding of the basic chemistry and efficacy of the current medical cannabinoid pharmacological industry. Special focus on production, packaging, and dispensary delivery systems business structures of the Medical Cannabinoid industry within the United States and the world.

Healthcare is a major business; one that requires talented administrators to manage the growing demands of medical services, technological advancement, new medical therapeutics, and compliance with regulatory environments. Formally trained health services administrators are poised at the forefront of these demands and must be exceptionally prepared to provide the skills and leadership needed to guide the rapidly evolving, multibillion dollar Medical Cannabinoid Therapeutic’s industry.

The June cohort classes are 8 weeks in length and the program is completed in 24 months – Applications must be submitted no later than May 31st.

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Preparing Your Future

The LECOM School of Health Services Administration (SHSA) programs provide students with indispensable knowledge, leadership, and communication skills required to plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health service organizations such as hospitals, health care facilities, public health care organizations, pharmacies, private practice groups, and senior living centers. The knowledge gained from these programs is vital to the understanding, planning, and implementation of sound fiscal policy, strategic planning, industry compliance, ethics, and responsible governance.