Online Medical Ethics Certificate

Program Details

Next Start Date: 3/15/2021
Credit Hours: 9
Cost Per Credit: $667
Estimated Completion Time: 3 terms

D'Youville is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Enhance your career through a specialized study of ethical theory and bioethics in this 100% online program.

With an increasing demand for trained medical professionals nationwide, it is more important than ever to have a comprehensive understanding of the ethical judgments required for high-quality patient care. The online medical ethics certification from D’Youville College is designed to provide working healthcare professionals and current healthcare students with a strong foundation in ethical decision-making.

Delivered in a flexible online format, this program can be completed while maintaining full-time work commitments. It teaches students to think critically and ethically about the issues and challenges that are common in today’s rapidly changing healthcare system. Featuring nine credit hours and a seminar in advanced bioethics, DYC’s healthcare ethics certificate program is taught by distinguished faculty who are experts in their fields.

Students gain a deep understanding of ethical theories and learn to apply them in a variety of medical and healthcare contexts. Upon program completion, you will have the training you need to increase your professional knowledge and better serve clients, patients, and organizations.

Courses and Requirements

Earn a valuable credential to advance your healthcare career.

The online medical ethics certification program requires the completion of 9 credit hours.

Admission Requirements

To apply, prospective students must:

  • Complete our free online application.
  • Forward official transcripts from all colleges/universities currently or previously attended.
  • Have an undergraduate baccalaureate degree or have senior status in an undergraduate program with a 3.0 GPA.*
  • Submit a written statement of 500-1,000 words expressing goals for pursuing the certificate.

*Consideration may be given to students with at least a 2.5 GPA who supply a letter of support.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid can be applied to full- and part-time status. Below, you’ll find information about the potential cost of your program.

What will my degree cost?
Cost Total
Full Program Tuition $667 per credit hour $6,003
Full Program Fees* $160 (full time) $480
Full Program Total $6,483

*This program takes an estimated three terms to complete.

Scholarship Opportunities

At D’Youville, we believe in the importance of medical ethics and feel it is imperative that healthcare professionals be competent in this field. To underscore our commitment to medical ethics training, we offer a scholarship of $3,000 off the total price of the certificate program to all current D’Youville students and D’Youville alumni. Please inquire for more information.”

Career Outcomes

The online medical ethics certification program is designed to provide specialized learning in ethics, critical thinking, and more. Whether you are ready to advance your career into a new position, serve on medical ethics boards, or progress in your current role with new skills, the healthcare ethics certificate program will prepare you for continued success.

Financial Aid

D’Youville is committed to ensuring every student can afford a quality education. All D’Youville online students are matched with a personal tuition planner, who works closely with you to understand your options.

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Military Students

D’Youville has been recognized as a top military-friendly school. Service members, their spouses, and their children may all be eligible for certain services and education benefits.

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