Health Care Ethics Online Graduate Certificate
The online certificate program in health care ethics is a four-course program designed to prepare individuals for the complex and growing field of biomedical ethics. It enables students to reflect systematically on the ethical, legal and policy dimensions of contemporary issues in bioethics and health care.
The certificate program in health care ethics is also intended for those who wish to work or are working in the health care field, especially health care professionals, medical students nursing homes, organizational ethics committees, and members of institutional review boards. It is predicted that in the near future members of hospital ethics committees will be required to have academic certification in health care ethics. The certificate program prepares students to handle the difficult ethical problems they face at each meeting and provides the needed certification. The program is intended for all professionals in the health care field who wish to pursue a credentialed career or enhance their expertise in ethics.