Dec 08, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Director: Roberto Dell’Oro

Contact Information

Director: Roberto Dell’Oro
E-mail: Roberto.Dell’
Program Administrator: Gianna McMillan
Administrative Coordinator: David H. Rogoff
Offices: University Hall 4500

Mission Statement

The graduate programs in bioethics at Loyola Marymount University are distinct programs of study leading to a Master of Arts degree or a Graduate Certificate in Bioethics. The programs provide graduate educational opportunities that will enable students to reflect systematically on contemporary issues in bioethics through a challenging liberal arts and sciences curriculum with a commitment to social justice.

Admission Requirements

The Master of Arts and Graduate Certificate programs follow the same admission criteria.


  • Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0

Application Requirements:

  • Graduate Division Application
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Short Essay Response
  • Two Copies of Official Post-secondary Transcripts
  • Test Scores (GRE or MAT)
  • A $50.00 Fee
  • Personal Interview (following application completion)

International Applicants Only:

  • Language Test Scores (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • SEVIS I-20 Request Form
  • Transcript Translation and Evaluation

The priority deadline for entrance in the Fall term is March 1. Applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on an individual basis.

  • March 1 for entrance in Fall semester

Students may take graduate courses in non-degree status with permission of the Graduate Director and the Professor.

Scholarships and Grants

Multiple forms of financial assistance are available. Check our website for more information. The priority deadline for scholarship applications is May 1.


    Graduate CertificateMasters

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