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MGH Institute of Health Professions

MGH Institute of Health Professions is college with 162 students located in Boston, MA.

Medicine and Allied Health School


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MGH Institute of Health Professions is an innovative, interprofessional graduate school that prepares skilled health care specialists in:

Communication Sciences and Disorders Medical Imaging Nursing Physical Therapy

Integrating classroom learning with research and clinical experience, the Institute grants doctoral degrees, master's degrees, awards certificates of advanced study, and offers continuing education to practicing professionals, as well as to baccalaureate-educated individuals entering health care from another field.

In addition, the Institute has created the Center for Interprofessional Studies and Innovation in which leaders in the health professions can collaborate with peers in other disciplines and forge a new model of health sciences education for the 21st century.

A graduate school founded by the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital, the Institute operates within Partners HealthCare, offering unparalleled opportunities for students to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, and community settings.

With the majority of faculty working as practicing clinicians, our curriculum provides a powerful integration of clinical and academic learning, aiding in the development of both critical thinking and leadership skills.

As our 2011 Fact Book notes, currently, more than 1,100 full-and part-time students are enrolled onsite and online. All of our programs promote interprofessional teamwork and offer personalized attention in a rigorous, collaborative learning environment that is driven by our faculty's professional expertise and scholarly accomplishments. The academic experience is further enriched by the diversity of our students' backgrounds and life experiences.

Whether you're just out of college, changing careers, or are a practicing clinician looking to advance in your career, MGH Institute has a degree or certificate program that's right for you.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 162
Gender 14% Male / 86% Female
Ethnic Diversity
White 64%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Ethnicity Unknown 20%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

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Popular Majors

Nursing Practice (100%)

Majors Offered


A practice-focused program that prepares registered nurses for increasingly complex evidence-based nursing practice, including translating research into practice, evaluating evidence, applying research in decision-making, and implementing viable clinical innovations to change practice. Includes instruction in healthcare delivery systems, health economics and finance, health policy, research methods, translating evidence into practice, concepts in population health, and nursing leadership.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.
Nurse Practitioners
Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

Administration & Faculty

President Janis P. Bellack
Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 85
Student : Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 16 : 83
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




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Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $40,800 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,040 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $42,840 $42,840

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