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Graduate Programs

There are a number of graduate programs available to help students and professionals develop strategies to understand the moral problems that arise in medicine and the life sciences. This list of graduate degree programs in the United States may be useful to those considering the inclusion of bioethics in their professional education or graduate work. However, it does not constitute an endorsement of any particular program or course of study by The Hastings Center.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, but applicants should confirm details with the individual programs.

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Master’s Degree Programs in Bioethics

McGill University
Master of Science/Master of Arts/LL.M. with specialization in Bioethics
PhD in Bioethics
The University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Graduate Certificate in Public Health Ethics
University of Toronto
Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Bioethics
Albany Medical College
Alden March Bioethics Institute
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Einstein–Cardozo Masters of Science in Bioethics
Case Western Reserve University
Department of Bioethics
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center
Columbia University, School of Continuing Education
Masters of Science in Bioethics
Drew University
Medical Humanities Program
Duke University
Master or Arts in Bioethics & Science Policy
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh
Center for Healthcare Ethics
Emory University
Center for Ethics
Fordham University
Center for Ethics Education, Master’s in Ethics and Society
Harvard Medical School
Center for Bioethics
Hofstra University
Certificate in Clinical Bioethics
Indiana University
Indiana University Center for Bioethics
Iowa State University
Bioethics Program
Johns Hopkins
Berman Institute of Bioethics
Kansas City University
College of Medicine and Biosciences
Kings College
MA Bioethics & Society
King’s College
MSc Global Health and Social Justice
Loma Linda University
Master’s Program in Bioethics
Loyola Marymount University
Bioethics Institute
Loyola University Chicago
Online Graduate Program in Bioethics & Health Policy
Medical College of Wisconsin
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
New York Medical College
Graduate Program in Medical Ethics
New York University
Program in Bioethics: Life, Health & Environment
Rush University
Department of Religion, Health, & Human Values
Saint Joseph’s University
Master’s in Health Administration – Health Care Ethics
Stony Brook University
Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics
Temple University
Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy
The Ohio State University
OSU Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
OSU College of Medicine
Trinity International University
Union Graduate College—Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
The Bioethics Program
University College London (UCL)
MA Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health
University of Louisville
Interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Bioethics and Medical Humanities
University of Leuven (Belgium)
MSc. in Bioethics
University of Montreal
Bioethics Program, School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Center for Bioethics
University of Pennsylvania
Center for Bioethics
University of Pittsburgh
Center for Bioethics and Health Law
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics
University of Washington
Department of Bioethics and Humanities
Wake Forest University
Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society


Ph.D. Programs in Bioethics


Case Western Reserve University
Department of Bioethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh
Center for Healthcare Ethics
Georgetown University
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Health Policy and Management
St. Louis University
Center for Health Care Ethics
University of Virginia
Department of Religious Studies