MGH Institute of Health Professions
A graduate school founded by the highly ranked Massachusetts General Hospital, the MGH Institute of Health Professions offers unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, educational and community settings.
The MGH Institute is composed of the:
- School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS)
- School of Nursing (SON)
- Center for Interprofessional Studies and Innovation (CIPSI).
Entry-level and post-professional programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Physical Therapy are among the Institute’s offerings. Other programs, including a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a Master of Science in Health Professions Education, have been added in recent years to meet rising demand for highly educated health care professionals, educators, and researchers.
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.
The MGH Institute, which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, has more than 1,200 full- and part-time students. The innovative and interprofessional entry-level OTD program, along with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program will be among the School’s newest offerings.