Medical Ethics & Humanities Graduate Program

Master of Arts (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 Arts (M.A.): Medical Ethics or Humanities


credit hours needed to obtain your certificate

Quick Stats



Entry Terms

Summer, Fall, Spring semesters

Degree Requirements

Bachelor’s degree

Program Length

2-6 years

Tuition & Costs

In-state tuition is $602 per credit hour.
Out-of-state tuition is $613 per credit hour.

Credit Hours

M.A. 32 credit hours
Certificate 10 credit hours

Application Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA


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Students pursuing the Master of Arts (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.

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Tuition & Costs

Learn more about tuition and the cost of attendance for Ohio residents and non-residents in the College of Graduate Studies at NEOMED.



Phil Jenkinson
Phone: 330.325.6501

Medical Ethics & Humanities

College of Graduate Studies