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Undergraduate and Professional Degrees Conferred by the University of Pennsylvania (1757-2003):
School of Medicine

 

Degrees offered and awarded by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1765-2003) in chronological order:

 

Name of Degree

Abbreviation

Years in which the degree was offered or awarded

Bachelor of Physic

M.B.

1768-1791

Doctor of Physic

M.D.

1771-1789

Doctor of Medicine

M.D.

1788-present

Master of Medical Science

M.Sc.(Med.)

1965-1971

Master of Dental Science

M.Sc.(Dent.)

1965-1970

Master of Veterinary Science

M.Sc.(Vet.)

1965-1970 (never awarded)

Doctor of Medical Science

D.Sc.(Med.)

1965-1970

Doctor of Dental Science

D.Sc.(Dent.)

1965-1970 (never awarded)

Doctor of Veterinary Science

D.Sc.(Vet.)

1965-1970 (never awarded)

Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology

M.S.C.E.

1987-present

Master of Bioethics

M. Bioethics

2003-present