In addition to the general Graduate School admission requirements, this program has additional specific requirements.
An applicant must satisfy the following requirements for admission:
- A personal statement stating why the applicant wishes to pursue this certificate.
- Two letters of recommendation. If employed, at least one of the letters should be from the applicant’s employer or manager.
- Commitment to the field of bioethics and promise in the program’s academic areas.
This program is designed for individuals interested in gaining an essential introduction to the philosophical, legal, and clinical foundations of bioethics with the Certificate in Clinical Bioethics Program. This program consists of four courses (12 credits) that are offered through an innovative, web-based format. All credits earned in the program may be applicable to the Master of Arts degree program in Bioethics within one year of certificate completion.
Within this program, students build an understanding of human subjects research regulations and their historical foundations, and explore current topics in research ethics through the Certificate in Research Ethics Program. This program consists of four courses (12 credits) that are offered online. All credits earned in the program may be applicable to the Master of Arts degree program in Bioethics within one year of certificate completion.
Course offerings for certificate programs: (For specific descriptions of course offerings, refer to listings within the Bioethics Program.)
R indicates required
E indicates elective