The Graduate Certificate in Bioethics consists of 15 credit hours total composed of 9 credit hours of core courses and six credit hours of electives. Students will design their own program of study composed of courses listed below consistent with their career and development interests.
- Identify and deconstruct ethical problems in health care, systems, policies and laws.
- Apply ethical principles, norms, and theories in ethically complex situations to facilitate open and informed discussion among multiple stakeholders.
- Analyze general concerns of bioethics surrounding health care of populations made vulnerable or marginalized.
- Critically reflect on personal and professional attitudes, actions, and experiences to improve communication and interaction with diverse populations.
Graduate Certificate in Bioethics requirements: (15 credits)
|MHE 610||Introduction to Bioethics||3|
|MHE 600||Scholarly Reading and Writing||3|
|MHE 604||Social and Cultural Contexts of Health Care||3|
|Choose six credits from courses below:||6|
|Law and Health Care Ethics|
|Philosophical Bioethics 1|
|Theories of Justice 1|
|Practical Ethics in Health Care Settings 1|
|Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care|
|Rescue and Transplantation: Manifestations of Scarcity and Power in U.S. Health Care|
|Public Health Ethics|
|Oral Health Care at the Intersection of Professional and Business Ethics|
|Independent Study in Health Care Ethics|
These courses require an instructor waiver as there are prerequisites.