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Center for Bioethics MA Student Orientation 2015Our Fall 2016 ethics courses offer exciting, interdisciplinary opportunities to engage on a variety of topics, including:

  • Social Justice
  • Global Health
  • Standards for Research with Human Participants
  • Investigative Journalism

Full course list

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Fall 2016 Courses

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Graduate Programs

The Center for Bioethics offers three programs to suit the aspirations of graduate and professional students as well as working professionals.

Academic advisors from the Center are available to help determine the program that is right for you.
Contact to ask questions or to make an appointment.

Announcing three new courses for Spring 2017!

  • Ethics of New Technologies in Healthcare Delivery
  • Hot Topics in Bioethics in the Media
  • Health, Violence and the State

Full Spring 2017 course list

MN State Fair
Join Center for Bioethics faculty, students and staff on Tuesday, August 30 from 9 am to 3 pm at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair. This year, our topic is Concussion Awareness. Learn the signs and symptoms of concussions and pick up a free pencil topped with a brain eraser. You can find us in the University of Minnesota building, located at the intersection of Dan Patch Avenue and Underwood Street. Contact us at with questions.


Raymond De Vries, PhD
Friday, September 9, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Should we take the moral concerns of biobank donors seriously?