Headlines about health care reform and disparities in the availability and quality of health care have led to an increased awareness of health care ethics issues. The online Master’s in Bioethics from Creighton University educates students about complex issues and knowledge necessary to provide a holistic outcome.
Program outcomes include:
- An increased familiarity with the role of ethics in health care
- An in-depth understanding of the various issues and factors involved in this field
- Enhanced ability to explain, justify, analyze and write about ethical decisions in health care
Coursework reflects Creighton’s Jesuit, Catholic values by examining the quality of life and survival in vulnerable populations that may receive lower levels of care as a result of socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity, among other factors. With a master’s degree in Bioethics, students will be able to contribute to discussions and policymaking on ethics in the health care setting and educate their peers. It is an ideal degree for those who work in health care or related fields and want to become more effective in their current roles, such as physicians, nurses, hospital administrators, public health managers and chaplains.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Creighton University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent