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Community Engaged Medicine, M.S.

Furman University and Prisma Health-Upstate partner together to offer a Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine. The 12 month/34 credit Master of Science provides:

  • An advanced understanding of science and population health related to disparities between growing medical needs and resources within communities
    ·Patient-based case studies and primary literature used throughout the curriculum
    ·Implicit Bias & Community Engagement Training prepares students for and supports them in their field experiences
  • An academic record for students pursuing medical school, dental school and other health-related professional programs and careers
  • Small classes of 15-20 students that ensure individualized attention and high-impact learning experiences
  • A 9-month clinical experience in underserved communities
  • Kaplan preparation for professional examinations (MCAT, DAT, GRE) included in tuition
  • Professional advising and support toward academic and career goals
    ·Office of Pre-Professional Advising through Furman University
    ·Student Success Service through University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

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Pre-requisites: Bachelor’s degree before the program start date, 3.0+ undergraduate GPA, completion of pre-health prerequisites, three letters of recommendation, and a demonstrated commitment to health and medical care for all people

Applications for the 2020-2021 cohort are currently open.

Summer term courses begin in June 2020

Degree Requirements

Tuition and Fees

The application fee is $85 (non-refundable).

An Enrollment Deposit of $500 (applied to summer 2020 tuition) is due no later than May 1, 2020.

Cost per term (summer, fall, and spring) is $9,250 due by the registration date for each graduate term.

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