Medical Ethics & Humanities Graduate Program

Master of Arts (M.A.) or Graduate Certificate in Medical Ethics & Humanities

Enhance patient, family & community care

As medical science and technology continue to advance, there is an increasing concern over professional and ethical responsibilities in providing optimal care to patients and their families, and addressing issues among colleagues and institutions including, but not limited to: effective utilization of scarce or limited resources, disclosure of conflicts of interest, balancing healthcare delivery with clinical research, and developing therapeutic relationships in light of controversial public health policies and laws.

Build a foundation in the medical humanities


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Application Deadline

  • Spring Admission: November 30th
  • Summer Admission: April 30th
  • Fall Admission: July 17th


  • In-person

Entry Terms

  • Summer, Fall, Spring semesters

Degree Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

Program Length

  • 2-6 years

Tuition & Costs

  • In-state tuition is $627 per credit hour.
  • Out-of-state tuition is $638 per credit hour.

Credit Hours

  • M.A. 32 credit hours
  • Graduate Certificate 10 credit hours

Application Requirements

Individuals who have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university while maintaining an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0 are eligible to apply.

Learn more about the application process and requirements for the Medical Ethics and Humanities program at NEOMED.

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Students pursuing the Master of Arts (M.A.) may choose one of two tracks: medical ethics with an emphasis on clinical ethics, or the medical humanities.

The 10-credit graduate certificate program can be acquired in as little as nine months.

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Tuition & Costs

Learn more about tuition and the cost of attendance for Ohio residents and non-residents in the College of Graduate Studies at NEOMED.



College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 330.325.6499

Medical Ethics & Humanities

College of Graduate Studies