The department has two National Institutes of Health-funded Fogarty International Center grants to offer Research Ethics in Central and Eastern Europe and the Caribbean Research Ethics Education Initiative. We sponsor a monthly webinar series on emerging topics in bioethics (topics listed in our news section). Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and our blog through the curriculum link below.

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Master of Science in Bioethics

The bioethics program consists of 36 credit hours of graduate coursework. These credits must be completed to earn your degree.

Bioethics Curriculum and More Information

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General Admission Requirements

Applicants to the bioethics program must have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0. To be considered for admission, the following items are required: 

  • completed application form
  • official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • essay
  • three signed recommendation letters
  • application fee of $75, paid to Clarkson
  • a TOEFL score (Test of English as a Foreign Language) will be required for most international applicants from non-English-speaking countries.

The recommended application deadline is June 1. Applicants are notified of the admission committee’s decision within four weeks of receipt of completed application file. 

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