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Interdisciplinary Studies - Health Care Ethics

24 months
27638 USD/year
27638 USD/year
13524 USD/year
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Interdisciplinary Studies - Health Care Ethics from University of Louisville is a supplemental degree intended to enhance graduates’ contextual experience within their primary professional field.


Interdisciplinary Studies - Health Care Ethics from University of Louisville draws on resources from across the University - making it appropriate for students of law, philosophy, medicine, nursing, dentistry, paramedicine, social work, religious studies, public health, health administration, or veterinary medicine.

Graduates with Interdisciplinary Studies - Health Care Ethics from University of Louisville will: 

  • gain the tools to apply theory to real-world problems.
  • gain hands-on experience
  • gain the theoretical underpinnings for careful analysis of real-world problems
  • participate in hospital ethics committees, teach medical ethics and humanities or interpret the interaction of religion/spirituality and medicine as appropriate to their prior or further training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Ethical Theory
  • Bioethics
  • Current Controversies in Health Care Ethics
  • Gender, Race and Culture in Health Care
  • Health Care, Justice, and Community
  • Clinical Ethics
  • Integrative Bioethics: Self and Other in Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall semester with consideration for Graduate Assistantship: January 15th


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application (online version preferred since it allows you to upload all other required materials.)
  • Application fee
  • Transcripts from all previous academic work
  • Standardized test scores - GRE, MCAT or LSAT preferred. Other scores may be accepted with prior approval. Applicants who have completed Master's or Doctoral level degrees are exempt from this requirement.
  • 2 recent letters of recommendation from those familiar with the applicant's academic work or life long learning and speak to your ability to complete graduate level education. Discursive letters preferred.
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Personal statement, which should address the question: "Why have you decided to pursue a concentration in Health Care Ethics?" The personal statement should be between 2-4 double spaced pages (500 - 1000 words).
  • English Proficiency
  • Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6762 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Louisville

897 - 1421 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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