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MCPHS Online Orientation

Welcome to the MCPHS Online community! As you prepare to begin your courses, you will experience orientation events designed to help you successfully transition to online learning and the MCPHS Online experience. Questions about Orientation? Contact us by calling 508.373.5657 or email us at

Fall Term 2018 

The following programs have a mandatory orientation and registration prior to enrollment:

  • Dental Hygiene MS: July 12-14, 2018, Boston Campus
  • Dental Hygiene AD to MS: July 12-13, 2018, Boston Campus
  • Dental Hygiene BS completion: July 12-13, 2018, Boston Campus

Register for Orientation

The following programs have a mandatory orientation prior to enrollment. Registration is not required. 

  • PharmD (Post baccalaureate Pathway)*: August 2-4, 2018, Boston Campus
  • Public Health (MPH): August 24, 2018, Boston Campus
  • Doctor of Acupuncture and Integrative Health: August 24, 2018, Worcester Campus

*Laptop strongly recommended for orientation

The following programs offer an optional orientation:

  • Clinical Research (MS and Graduate Certificate)
  • Health Policy (MS and Graduate Certificate)
  • Healthcare Administration (Masters)
  • Healthcare Management (Graduate Certificate)
  • Health Sciences (Masters only)
  • Public Health (Graduate Certificate)
  • MBA in Healthcare Management

All optional orientations will be held August 24, 2018 on the Boston Campus.

Register for Orientation

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