The Center for Bioethics' innovative educational programs prepare students, health care professionals, and the public to confront difficult ethical issues as they emerge.
Ethics Grand Rounds
We offer academic talks by bioethical scholars monthly in the schoool year. Learn more about Ethics Grand Rounds
Master of Arts Program in Bioethics
Our Master of Arts degree is for individuals who want to enhance their terminal graduate or professional degree in another field, either before entering the MA program, at the same time with a joint degree in bioethics and a related field, or with a clear plan to pair it with a future graduate of professional degree. Applications accepted the first day of fall semester through June 1.
Graduate Minor in Bioethics
The Graduate Minor in Bioethics is designed for University of Minnesota students interested in deepening their knowledge of the ethical issues surrounding health and the life sciences. There is no specific deadline for applying.
Clinical Ethics Certificate Program
Our Clinical Ethics Post-baccalaureate Certificate is for practicing professionals who want to master the knowledge and skills needed for work in clinical ethics. The curriculum fulfills the health care ethics core competencies promulgated by the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Applications are accepted the first day of fall semester through June 1.
Ben Rosenstein, MD, MA
The Center for Bioethics is pleased to announce that our MA in Bioethics alumnus Ben Rosenstein recently graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School with his MD. Dr. Rosenstein will begin his residency in Family Medicine at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood, MN on July 1. Congratulations Ben!