The 30-credit degree encompasses 15 core credits — including a capstone and master’s report — and 15 elective credits taken over two years. All courses are three credits.

Core Courses

  • Foundation of Bioethics.
  • Current Controversies in Bioethics.
  • Health Care Ethics.

Capstone Courses

  • Clinical Bioethics.
  • Research Bioethics.
  • Public Policy.
  • Academic Bioethics.

Elective Courses

  • Biomedical Ethics and Global Corruption.
  • Humanities, Ethics and Health: A Global Perspective.
  • Biomedical Ethics and the Law.
  • Applying Key Moral Theories to Issues in Global Ethics.
  • Ethical Considerations in Aging.
  • Health Care Ethics.
  • Public Health Law and Ethics.
  • Master's Research and Hands-on Capstone.
  • Clinical Ethics.
  • Research Ethics.
  • Social Determinants of Health and Bioethics.
  • Ethics Consultations Seminars.
  • History of Medicine and Bioethics.
  • Narrative in Medicine.
  • Pediatric Ethics.
  • Ethics and Decision Making in Clinical Practice.
  • Religion and Bioethics.
  • The End of Life in Film and Literature.
  • Global Bioethics.
  • Moral Thinking.
  • Virtuous Thinking as Applied Through the Bioethics Lens.
  • Transplant Ethics.
  • Pandemic Ethics.
  • Ethics and the Arts.
  • Ethics Seminar.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Ethics.
  • Roots of Bioethics: A History of Bioethics.
  • Master’s Project.

Download the full Spring 2022 Course Schedule (PDF).