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Course Schedule

Following is detailed information about the current academic year. The three-hour courses will always be in the 6 to 9pm timeslot, but the day of the week may change from quarter to quarter.

Our master of arts program generally follows Northwestern's academic calendar, which divides the year into quarters. This schedule differs from the semester system used at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Learn more about Feinberg’s class and curriculum information.

Fall 2021

MHB 401: Foundations of Bioethics

Instructor: Tod Chambers, PhD and Mark Sheldon, PhD
Tuesdays (in person) and Thursdays (online), 6 to 7:30pm
September 21 through December 2
For first-year MA students

MHB 405: Social Science & Medicine

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm (in person)
September 22 through December 1
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm (online, at least for first several sessions)
September 23 through December 2
For both first and second-year MA students

Winter 2022

MHB 404: Literature, Medicine, & Bioethics

Instructor: Catherine Belling, PhD
Day TBA, 6 to 9pm
January 3 through March 17
For first-year MA students

MHB 406: The Practice of Bioethics

Instructor: Katie Watson, JDKathy Neely, MD, MA, HEC-C; and/or Preya Tarsney, JD, HEC-C
Day TBA, 6 to 9pm
January 3 through March 10
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
January 6 through March 10
For both first & second-year MA students

Spring 2022

MHB 402: Medicine & Law

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD
Day TBA, 6 to 9pm
March 29 through June 2
For first-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
March 31 through June 2
For both first and second-year MA students

Summer 2022

MHB 403: The History of Medicine

Instructor: Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Dates and times TBA
For first-year MA students