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Curriculum Plans

Both full-time and part-time options are available for completing the degree. Example schedules for each are given below. 

 

Courses listed as "Core" refer to one of the required core courses. These courses are taught on a rotating basis every other year. Students entering in odd numbered years will start with different courses than those entering in even numbered years. All classes will be taught within the number of years required to complete the degree.

 

Full Time Schedule


Year 1 Year 2
Fall Foundations of Bioethics
Core Course

Approved Elective

Clinical Ethics
Core Course

Approved Elective

Spring Core Course
Approved Elective

Elective

Integrative Bioethics (Capstone)
Core Course

Approved Elective

 

Part Time Schedules

For all part time schedules please note that the availability of approved electives varies during the summer. A total of four approved electives must be taken to complete the degree. We recommend that you evaluate elective availability on a semester by semester basis. Contact the program coordinator at any time for a review of your current progress toward degree completion.

 

Two courses per semester, with summer courses. Summer graduation.


Year 1 Year 2
Fall Foundations of Bioethics
Core Course
Clinical Ethics
Core Course
Spring Core Course
Elective
Integrative Bioethics (Capstone)
Core Course
Summer Approved Elective

Approved Elective

Approved Elective

Approved Elective

 

One to two courses per semester, with summer courses. Spring graduation.

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Fall Foundations of Bioethics Core Course Clinical Ethics
Core Course
Spring Core Course Core Course Integrative Bioethics (Capstone)
Summer Approved Elective
Approved Elective
Approved Elective
Approved Elective

Note - this schedule is the recommended model for current faculty or staff wishing to complete the degree while working full time.

One course per semester, with summer courses. Spring graduation.


Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Fall Foundations of Bioethics  Core Course Core Course Clinical Ethics
Spring Core Course Core Course Approved Elective Integrative Bioethics (Capstone)
Summer Approved Elective Approved Elective Approved Elective

 

One course per semester, no summer courses. Spring graduation.


Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Fall Foundations of Bioethics Core Course Approved Elective Approved Elective Core Course Clinical Ethics
Spring Approved Elective Approved Elective Core Course Core Course Elective Integrative Bioethics (Capstone)

 

Dual degrees follow specific curriculums based on the doctoral level degree. Please see the dual degree pages for more information.

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