Social Foundations of Health: Applications for Vanderbilt MA Programme Now Open

The Center for Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt University is accepting applications to the M.A. program in the Social Foundations of Health.

The Vanderbilt University Center for Medicine, Health, and Society is a cutting-edge research and teaching center that boasts a growing cohort of interdisciplinary scholars, an expanding, innovative undergraduate and graduate curriculum, and a vibrant new center space. The center has quickly become a hub for pioneering research and teaching, providing students and the community at large with a critical framework for understanding complex health and healthcare issues.

The MA in the Social Foundations of Health emphasizes health disparities, interdisciplinary research, and critical perspectives on health and illness. The topically and methodologically broad curriculum draws on anthropology, history, psychology, sociology, ethics, policy studies, economics as well as Vanderbilt’s schools of medicine, nursing, law and public health. Through faculty research collaborations, students will acquire foundational skills that will help them pursue careers, or advanced degrees, in a wide array of health-related fields. Successful applicants are eligible for teaching assistantships and tuition scholarships.

Applications for fall 2014 admission are due January 15, 2014. Visit our website or contact us directly at to learn more about our program and the admissions process.

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