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

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MCW Bioethics News

Dr. Strong Discusses Ethical Issues Related to Genetic Information

Oct. 15 - Kimberly Strong, PhD provides expert comment to Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News on ethical issues related to the scope and scale of genetic information that should be shared with patients and others. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

Presenter at Medical Humanities Lecture Discusses Importance of Spirituality in Medical Care

Oct. 13 - In an interview on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect,” Dr. Christina Pulchalski discusses the importance of incorporating spirituality in medical care. WUWM

Pioneer in Spirituality and Health Care to Deliver Medical Humanities Lecture

Sept. 17 - Christina Puchalksi, MD, MS, a pioneer in spirituality and health care, will be the featured speaker at MCW’s ninth annual Medical Humanities Lecture on September 18th. Dr. Puchalski is a faculty member at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. Wauwatosa Now

Drs. Volkman and Grayson Receive NIH Grant to Identify New Therapeutic Targets for COPD

Sept. 15 - Brian Volkman, PhD and Dr. Mitchell Grayson are co-primary investigators of a one-year, $382,500 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to identify new therapeutic targets for chronic obstructive lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Biz Times

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