Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Bioethics

Offered
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Bioethics
Graduate Certificate in Research Ethics

Also offered - Master of Arts in Bioethics


Program Admissions Requirements
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.

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Bioethics
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.

Graduate Certificate in Research Ethics
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.)

 

Course

Research
Ethics

Clinical
Bioethics

10203

E

E

10206

 

 

10207

R

E

10209

 

R

10210

E

R

10211

 

 

10223

E

R

10225

 

 

10226

R

 

10228

R

 

10233

 

E

10234

 

E

10240

 

E

10275

 

E

R indicates required
E indicates elective

Contact Information

Graduate School of
Biomedical Sciences
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone: 414-955-8218
Fax: 414-955-6555
gradschool@mcw.edu

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MCW Bioethics News

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

Dean embraces role at alma mater

Dr. Joseph E. Kerschner recently became the third alumnus of the medical school to be named its Dean and the first in history with a Medical College of Wisconsin diploma. In a new interview, he discusses his path to this leadership role, his ideas and motivations, and his thoughts on alumni engagement.

New degree earned 50 years after MD

At The Medical College of Wisconsin’s 2011 commencement ceremony on May 20, Dr. Edwin “Bud” Montgomery became the first person in College history to receive a new degree on the same day as his 50th medical school reunion, earning a Master of Arts in Bioethics.

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