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Master's Degrees

MS Cardiovascular Perfusion

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The Cardiovascular Perfusion Program prepares its graduates to work as Certified Clinical Perfusionists (CCP) in a variety of health care settings where cardiopulmonary life support services are required. Perfusionists are typically employed in cardiac surgical centers and operate the heart-lung machine during open heart surgery. They serve as experts in associated technologies such as ventricular assist devices and are involved in all aspects of intraoperative blood conservation and management.

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MS in Extracorporeal Science

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The Master of Science in Extracorporeal Science (MS-ECS) provides students with the cognitive knowledge and application of extracorporeal technology. The MS-ECS program is an online, distance-based curriculum aimed to meet the growing needs of the international perfusion and critical care communities.

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MS Genetic Counseling

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The Master of Science in Genetic Counseling (MSGC) at MUSC is a 58-credit hour, five-semester hybrid program. The program is a well-balanced academic and clinically-based program dedicated to teaching practice-based competencies in a compassionate, safe, and evidence-based patient care environment.

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Health Administration (MHA)

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The College of Health Professions welcomes career-oriented individuals who want to help shape the direction of health care organizations. Students are sought who bring both a business mind and a commitment to caring for the enterprise, its patients and families, and its employees. Our students gain employment in hospitals, physician practices, long term care settings, and consulting organizations. Our Master in Health Administration program is offered in two formats – Executive and Residential.

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MS in Health Informatics

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The online Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program at the Medical University of South Carolina is designed to ensure graduates are prepared to select, implement, use, and evaluate health care information systems such as electronic health records (EHRs), data management, and analytic systems.

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Physician Assistant Studies

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Physician Assistants play a critical role delivering high-quality, affordable health care, and more than ever before, are helping to meet the health care needs of our nation and the world. The MUSC PAS program is the perfect place to gain the skills, knowledge, and experience to prepare you to practice in this exciting, ever evolving profession. We offer a Master of Science degree for individuals seeking to become physician assistants.

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MS Speech-Language Pathology

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The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program at MUSC provides students with a unique educational experience, rooted in clinical practice and prepares them for a career across the scope of practice, with an emphasis on the knowledge and skills to treat complex medically-based communication and swallowing disorders.

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