Degree Requirements

The graduate curriculum is a flexible 36-credit program designed to allow students to create a customized graduate study plan compatible with their needs and career objectives in the Healthcare field and for successful completion over two academic years

Common Core: Five Courses (15 credits)

  • Healthcare Law
  • Ethics of Healthcare
  • Health Policy
  • Topics in bioethics
  • Methodological Issues in Bioethics

Required General Ethics: Two Courses (6 credits)

  • Theological Issues in Bioethics
  • Philosophical Ethical Theories in Bioethics

Electives: Four Courses (12 credits)

  • Clinical Concentration (Choose Up to Four)
    • Health Education and HIV/AIDS
    • Epidemiology and Community Health
    • Clinical bioethics and Religious Traditions
    • Health Care Disparities
    • Fieldwork in Clinical Bioethics
  • Ethical Concentration (Choose Up to Four)
    • Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Disease and Disability
    • Social Justice and Bioethics
    • Death and Dying: End of Life Decision Making
    • Ethical, Medical and Legal Issues in Neonatology and Pediatrics
    • Spirituality and Health Care

Capstone: One course (3 credits)

  • Integrative Capstone in Bioethics
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