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Case Western Reserve University

12 months
68788 USD/year
68788 USD/year
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The graduate Bioethics program of Case Western Reserve University is designed to provide advanced training in bioethics and medical humanities for students and professionals who anticipate encountering ethical issues in the course of their primary careers.


The 30 credit-hour degree can be earned full-time in one year or part-time in up to three years. Core courses are taught by department faculty and are scheduled so that part-time students can continue their professional responsibilities while completing the degree.

The Bioethics program of Case Western Reserve University provides students with a firm understanding of the intellectual content of the study of bioethics, bioethical literature, medical humanities, and the underlying philosophical arguments and empirical assumptions that inform these areas. Students are taught to understand the institutions, structures, and contexts of health care and the ethical issues that arise in medical practice. They are trained to identify and analyze a range of clinical ethics issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Bioethics
  • Clinical Ethics Rotation
  • Mental Illness and Bioethics in Film and Literature
  • Society, Religion, and Bioethics
  • Ethics, Law and Health Research
  • Foundations of Medicine, Society and Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application, with the nonrefundable application fee of $50.00.
  • Official transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate courses taken for credit.
  • Graduate and/or undergraduate degree verification, which can be posted on the academic transcript or certified by the academic institution from which the degree(s) has been awarded.
  • Three letters of recommendation from former professors or other persons familiar with the applicant's ability and probable performance as a graduate student.
  • Results of one of the following standardized tests: GRE, MAT, MCAT, LSAT, or the GMAT.
  • Statement of Objectives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    68788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34394 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    68788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34394 USD per semester during 12 months.


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