A204 Health Sciences Building
The Department of Bioethics and Humanities offers the following programs of study:
Minor Requirements: 25 credits, as follows:
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The department offers a two-year Master of Arts in bioethics, which provides students the foundational knowledge, skills, and experience to enrich their careers and broaden their competency in bioethics. The program offers training in research and clinical aspects of bioethics as well as empirical and normative methods of analysis.
Students have the opportunity to study with diverse and well-respected faculty from the University of Washington, the Treuman Katz Pediatric Bioethics Center, and the Seattle Veteran's Health Administration. The program helps prepar students to teach, publish, and conduct research that incorporates bioethics analysis.
Application and Admission
Qualified candidates include:
Candidates should possess strong writing, critical thinking, and verbal communication skills. GRE scores are not required. Application due date is March 1.
40 credits, as follows:
Students are encouraged to take additional electives based on interest and area of specialty, with guidance from their faculty mentor(s).
Opportunities for in-depth study on a topic of interest are available through elective courses, mentored research, and practicum experiences.