Medical Ethics & Humanities Graduate Program

Master of Arts (M.A.) or Graduate 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


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courses to choose from

Application Deadline

  • Spring Admission: November 30
  • Summer Admission: April 30
  • Fall Admission: July 16


  • Hybrid

Entry Terms

  • Summer, Fall, Spring semesters

Degree Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

Program Length

  • Master of Arts: 18 months-6 years
  • Graduate Certificate: 9 months-6 years

Tuition & Costs

  • In-state tuition is $627 per credit hour.
  • Out-of-state tuition is $638 per credit hour.

Credit Hours

  • Master of Arts: 32 credit hours
  • Graduate Certificate: 10 credit hours

Application Requirements

Individuals who have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university while maintaining an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0 are eligible to apply.

Learn more about the application process and requirements for the Medical Ethics and Humanities program at NEOMED.

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Students pursuing the 32 credit Master of Arts (M.A.) may choose one of two tracks: medical ethics with an emphasis on clinical ethics, or the health humanities.

The 10-credit graduate certificate programs in either medical ethics or health humanities 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.



College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 330.325.6499

Medical Ethics & Humanities

College of Graduate Studies