Healthcare Ethics, Undergraduate Certificate

The Healthcare Ethics certificate is a 12-credit interdisciplinary program that can be added to any major. This certificate program provides students with training in critical reasoning, ethical frameworks and methods, and applied healthcare ethics coursework to ensure successful execution of both future professional duties and personal decision-making.

Courses taken for this certificate may also count towards the Ethics or Philosophy majors and University Core Curriculum. One or more electives in this program can be applied towards the Anthropology, Biology, Public Health, Psychology and History majors.

View course descriptions in the University Course Catalog:

Program Details

  • Level: Undergraduate; Entry Level to Intermediate
  • Eligibility: Current WP Students; Non-WP Students
  • Credit or Non-Credit: 12 college credits (4 courses)
  • Instruction Method: Traditional and online courses available
  • Average Time to Completion: Two to Three semesters; summers optional

Skills Developed*

  • Critical Thinking
  • Professionalism

*Categories based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) key Human

Noteworthy Careers Supported by this Certificate

  • Healthcare Provider
  • Healthcare System HR Manager
  • Healthcare System Ethics Officer
  • Public Health Researcher
  • Social Services Provider

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