Certificate in Healthcare Ethics

College of Arts and Humanities

The graduate Certificate in Healthcare 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 Electives9
Select three of the following, with at least two different prefixes: 1
DISEASES
Integrative Health
Challenge of HIV/AIDS: ISS-IMP-PREV-CONT
Approaches to Health Care Delivery
Women's Health Issues A Transcultural Perspective
Evidence-Based Medicine and Public Health
Women's Health Issues A Transcultural Perspective
Feminist Theory
Philosophy of Science
Social Philosophy
Total Credits Required15
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