About Our Department

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Jointly offered by Clarkson and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the Bioethics Program offers both a Masters of Science in Bioethics and Graduate Certificates in Bioethics. Masters of Science in Bioethics and Masters in Bioethics are two different degrees. Master’s students can specialize in one of three areas: clinical ethics, research ethics and bioethics policy. Certificate students can choose from courses of study in clinical ethics, research ethics, and health policy and law.


"There is a growing need for professionally trained individuals who can understand and address the complex ethical issues that are present in healthcare today. As a graduate of the Bioethics Program, it provided me with the platform to launch my career in healthcare ethics."

-Louise Winstanly ’09

Professor, University of North Carolina


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