MGH Institute of Health Professions is an innovative, interprofessional graduate school in Boston that prepares leading health professionals in Genetic Counseling, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Professions Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Rehabilitation Sciences. It offers unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in various hospital, clinical, educational, and community settings.
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 practising professionals, as well as to baccalaureate-educated individuals entering health care from another field.
The MGH Institute, accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), has more than 1,500 full- and part-time students.
The IHP is the only degree-granting affiliate in Partners HealthCare, New England's largest health care provider founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, including Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, and North Shore Medical Center. This affiliation offers students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in various hospital, clinical, and community settings.
The MGH Institute believes that knowledge begins with discovery through research. The Institute's faculty engage in original clinical research – much of it collaborative and interprofessional – to ultimately improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human disorders and disabilities.
All academic programs promote interprofessional teamwork through the school's unique IMPACT Practice module and offer personalized attention in a rigorous, collaborative learning environment 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 a practising clinician looking to advance in your career, the MGH Institute has a degree or certificate program that's right for you.