The required course is a general graduate-level introduction to ethics. The nine courses of the Healthcare Ethics program of Duquesne University will be chosen by the student with advisement according to the student's interest.
There is no requirement for a thesis or for a comprehensive examination.
Train individuals to deal with contemporary issues of healthcare ethics
- provide students with the knowledge and methods required to analyze, discuss and resolve contemporary issues in healthcare ethics
- train students in examining and analyzing the salient topics of contemporary healthcare ethics, especially regarding their normative, global and religious dimensions
- provide students with clinical experience through rotations in various clinical settings
- understand HCE theory and methods
- analyze HCE theory and methods
- apply HCE theory and methods to major topics and issues in contemporary healthcare ethics
- analyze critically the relationship of HCE with multidisciplinary fields in healthcare (empirical research, law, medicine, philosophy, religion, science and technology)
- analyze critically the relationship of HCE with healthcare as a global enterprise (using research from anthropology, sociology, political sciences and international human rights law)
- examine and analyze scholarly research
- write scholarly essays and papers as a result of research
- integrate academic learning with experiential learning in clinical or organizational rotations as a function of service-learning and development as a HCE professional
- function as HCE expert in diverse setting such as ethics committees, institutional review boards and ethics consultations
- provide ethical leadership in diverse settings, with the knowledge, skills, competencies and character traits to provide ethics services
- foster co-curricular practices for life-long learning to personally value and engage the clinical, organization, and professional components of HCE in a global context
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- Multicultural Society and Healthcare Ethics
- Ethics of Care
- Clinical Ethics
- Beginning of Life Ethics
- Genetics and Ethics
- Research Ethics
- 12 months
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DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics View 239 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Online Application
- Cover Letter with Statement of Interest
- Undergraduate and/or Graduate Transcripts
- Curriculum Vitae
- Three letters of recommendation. Typically, the three letters should be from faculty in the academic program(s) in which the student studied
- Writing Sample
International40080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.
National40080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Pittsburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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