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MGH Institute of Health Professions

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

12:1

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The Institute educates health care professionals to become leaders in their disciplines. The mission includes fostering an interdisciplinary and diverse educational community by: Integrating academic and clinical curricula; Expanding and refining the scientific basis for health care through teaching, research and scholarship; Developing innovative educational approaches; Contributing to new models of practice to foster effective, affordable and ethical health care. The Institute is an academic affiliate of the Massachusetts General Hospital and the only degree-granting educational institution within Partners health care System.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$83,176

Out of state

$83,176
Graduate

In state

$72,985

Out of state

$72,985

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$. per year

Books & Supplies

$. per year

Personal Expenses

$. per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Nursing Practice
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Nursing Practice
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Physician Associate/Assistant
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
      • A program that focuses on the application of biomedical, psychological, and physical principles to the study of the scientific bases, development, and treatment of speech, language, hearing, and cognitive communication problems caused by disease, injury, or disability. Includes instruction in language science, hearing science, speech and voice science, biology of communication, behavioral linguistics, psychology, and applications to the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative strategies and technologies. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Physician Associate/Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals to practice medicine, including diagnoses and treatment therapies, under the supervision of a physician. Includes instruction in the basic medical and clinical sciences and specialized preparation in fields such as family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, general surgery, psychiatry, and behavioral medicine; the delivery of health care services to homebound patients, rural populations, and underserved populations; and community health services. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Genetic Counseling/Counselor
      • A program that prepares individuals to counsel patients and families concerning inherited genetic disorders and diseases; assess risk factors and planning options associated with potential and actual inherited conditions; and serve as patient advocates and provide referral services in relation to private and public support services. Includes instruction in clinical/medical genetics, methods of genetic testing, interviewing and counseling skills, genetic and support services delivery, principles of public health, medical ethics, law and regulations, patient advocacy, and professional standards. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
    • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to provide general care for adult patients. Includes instruction in adult primary care, adult pathophysiology, clinical management of medication and treatments, patient assessment and education, patient referral, and planning adult health maintenance programs. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to provide independent general care for family groups and individuals in the context of family living. Includes instruction in family theory and intervention, role synthesis, family primary care, nursing practice and health care policy, holistic practice, pediatric practice, gerontological practice, health assessment, clinical pharmacotherapeutics, clinical techniques, and pathopsychology. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to provide care for children from infancy through adolescence. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting physicians, patient examination and referral, and planning and delivering health maintenance and health education programs. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to promote mental health and provide nursing care to patients with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders, in mental institutions or other settings. Includes instruction in psychopathology, behavioral health, counseling and intervention strategies, psychoeducation, mental health assessment and dual diagnosis, stabilization and management of psychotic illness, psychiatric care and rehabilitation, substance abuse, and crisis intervention. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to provide health care specific to women. Includes instruction in the wellness and care of women, gynecology, obstetrics, advanced nursing practices for women, evidence-based nursing practice, advanced physiology and pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$100
Graduate
$100
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
85%
Male Students
15%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian61.69%
  2. Asian13.89%
  3. Hispanic/Latino8.59%
  4. Black7.47%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities4.56%
  6. Not Specified3.66%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.07%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.07%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,693

Undergraduate students

381

Graduate students

1,312

Full Time Students
77%
Part Time Students
23%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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