Certificate in Healthcare Ethics

College of Arts and Humanities

The graduate certificate in health-care ethics, which requires no previous background in philosophy, offers training in moral reasoning within the medical setting for those with undergraduate degrees who meet the graduate school’s and department’s entrance requirements. Students will develop skills in seeing, analyzing, and resolving problems in the healthcare field. The certificate, which can be completed in three semesters, consists of the following:

Required Courses
PHI 502History of Western Ethics3
PHI 570Bioethics3
Focused Electives
Select two of the following: 16
DISEASES
Integrative Health
Challenge of HIV/AIDS: ISS-IMP-PREV-CONT
Women's Health Issues A Transcultural Perspective
Evaluation of Health Programs
Evidence-Based Medicine and Public Health
Women's Health Issues A Transcultural Perspective
Approaches to Health Care Delivery
Medical Geography for Management
Other Electives
Select two of the following: 16
Population Processes
Metropolitan Systems and Problems
Emergence Of Modern America: 1876-1923
Feminist Theory
Philosophy of Science
Social Philosophy
Total Credits Required18
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  Selected with advisement.