MGH Institute of Health Professions

Boston, MA
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The MGH Institute of Health Professions is a graduate university of health professions located at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. This hospital is the main teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and also interacts with the Harvard School of Public Health.

The MGH Institute focuses on four main subject areas. These are Communications Sciences and Disorders, Medical Imaging, Nursing and Physical Therapy.

From 1873 until 1981 Massachusetts General Hospital operated the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing. This school granted diplomas in nursing. However with advances in medical technology and higher expectations of professionalship throughout the medical fields it was decided to shift to graduate level education.

In 1977 the state of Massachusetts authorized Massachusetts General Hospital to grant academic degrees. In that year the Massachusetts General Hospital Academic Division was launched. The program was renamed the MGH Institute of Health Professions is 1980 and admitted its first student. The first degrees granted were Master of Science in Physical Therapy and Master of Science in Nursing.

In 1985 MGH Institute was re-constituted as a separate corporation from Massachusetts General Hospital.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $31,100.00 avg tuition

36 1st Avenue
Boston, MA 02129-4557
(617) 726-3140

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  • Health Professions And Related Programs
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MGH Institute of Health Professions

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $31,100.00 $31,100.00 $31,100.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,650.00 $1,650.00 $1,650.00
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Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $36,004.00 $36,004.00 $36,004.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,650.00 $1,650.00 $1,650.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,010.00 $1,010.00 $1,010.00
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Undergraduate Application Fee $100.00
Graduate Application Fee $100.00
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MGH Institute of Health Professions

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Critical Care Nursing X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Nursing Practice X
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing X
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing X

Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
Karen Jacobs Scholarship Up to $500 October 26, 2017
Massachusetts Public Service Grant 100% of tuition May 01, 2017

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