Bioethics (Graduate Certificate)
Creighton University’s online Graduate Certificate in Bioethics provides professionals with a comprehensive introduction to bioethics.
Through the School of Medicine's bioethics certificate program, you’ll gain the expertise and confidence you need to face moral dilemmas in healthcare head-on. You’ll have the necessary tools to discuss complex issues about ethics in medicine and healthcare policy.
Ethical controversies in healthcare are broad and complex, including issues such as end-of-life care, pain and suffering, research ethics, and disparities in healthcare access. You can meet the growing need for professionals with strong ethical skills by earning a Graduate Certificate in Bioethics.
Through rigorous coursework, your thinking, writing, and decision-making will improve. You will also learn to consider legal, ethical, and social implications to best serve patients and families. As you complete your coursework, you’ll have the support of expert faculty and peers from a wide range of professions—including physicians, nurses, chaplains, lawyers, hospice workers, hospital administrators, lab technicians, medical researchers, social workers and more.
A program tailored to your career goals and lifestyle
We know that graduate school is a huge investment of your time and money, so we make sure that your investment is a smart one—and one that you can fit in your busy schedule. This 15-credit program is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals and can be completed fully online in about a year.
The Graduate Certificate in Bioethics program is highly customizable, allowing you to choose from a variety of bioethics topics. You’ll take a required Scholarly Reading and Writing class, and then select four electives based on your personal interests and career goals. The bioethics program is housed in School of Medicine, which means you’ll have a wide variety of subject areas to pursue, all of which are taught by expert faculty.