Master of Art (M.A.) or Certificate in Medical Ethics & Humanities
Enhance patient, family & community care
As medical science and technology continue to advance, there is an increasing concern over professional and ethical responsibilities in providing optimal care to patients and their families, and addressing issues among colleagues and institutions including, but not limited to: effective utilization of scarce or limited resources, disclosure of conflicts of interest, balancing healthcare delivery with clinical research, and developing therapeutic relationships in light of controversial public health policies and laws.
Build a foundation in the medical humanities
track choices for your Master of Art (M.A.): Medical Ethics or Humanities
credit hours needed to obtain your certificate
Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters
Must have at least a bachelor’s degree
Tuition & Fees
In-state tuition is $553 per credit hour.
- Hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university
- Have at least a 3.0 GPA
Students pursuing the Master of Art (M.A.) may choose one of two tracks: medical ethics with an emphasis on clinical ethics, or the medical humanities.
The 10-credit certificate program can be acquired in as little as nine months.