Graduate Bioethics Education Programs Results

This database is a reflection of the nature of a crowdsourcing project. ABPD is not endorsing these individual educational programs.

For more information about Bioethics and Humanities Academic Programs, please visit the ASBH webpage.

For more information about additional master’s and doctoral programs in bioethics, please visit the Hastings Center webpage.

Question Answer

Doctoral Degree

Please indicate the type of degree associated with your educational program: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Educational program name: PhD in Biology, concentration in Biology and Society, track in Bioethics, Policy and Law
What institution administers your educational program? Arizona State University
What bioethics program, department, or division administers your educational program? School of Life Sciences
City: Tempe
State/Province: Arizona
Country: United States
Year first class matriculated: 0
Educational program website: https://sols.asu.edu/degree-programs/biology-biology-society-phd
Does the educational program have a designated faculty program director? Yes
Program Directors Name Karin Ellison
Program Directors Title Associate Director, Center for Biology and Society
Program Directors Email karin.ellison@asu.edu
Program Directors Phone 480-727-7111
Does the educational program have a designated staff program administrator? Yes
Program Administrators Name Amina Hajdarovic
Program Administrators Title Graduate Student Support Coordinator, School of Life Sciences
Program Administrators Email ahajdaro@asu.edu
Program Administrators Phone
What are the educational program’s admission requirements? Degree(s)
Transcript(s)
Standardized test(s)
Letters of recommendation
CV or resume
Statement of interest
Writing sample
TOEFL for non-native English speakers
Degree(s) Bachelor’s degree
Standardized test(s) GRE
Number of letters of recommendation: 3
Is the educational program offered with a dual degree? Yes
In conjunction with what other degree(s) is the educational program offered? Can be combined with other graduate degrees at ASU
What is the minimum length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 48
What is the minimum length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 48
What is the typical length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 0
What is the typical length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 0
Is the educational program offered online or in-person? In-person only
What is the educational program’s average annual new trainee enrollment size? (Average over the last two years) 1
What is the cost per credit? 0
What is the educational program’s total tuition and fees? 0
More information on tuition:
Does the educational program offer tuition scholarships? Yes
Please describe what types of scholarships are available: Admitted students are guaranteed 5 years of support (tuition and stipend) as a teaching assistant or research assistant
Does the educational program offer an annual stipend for trainees?
What is the stipend per trainee? 0
What, if any, specific tracks/specializations are offered as part of the educational program?
How many credit hours are required to graduate? 0
How many courses are required to graduate? 6
Required course core course in bioethics
core course in science, medicine, or health and the law
core course in science, medical, or health policy
research
dissertation
biometry OR research prospectus writing
Elective
Is there a clinical component associated with the educational program? No
Does the educational program provide training in clinical ethics consultation?
On average, how many clinical ethics consultations do your trainees participate in as an observer? 0
On average, how many formal clinical ethics consultations do your trainees lead? (i.e., interact with the provider/patient/surrogate and write the chart note)? 0
Do all of your trainees lead a minimum of 30 clinical ethics consultations (i.e., interact with the provider/patient/ surrogate and write the chart note)?
Is the training in clinical ethics consultation grounded in the ASBH Core Competencies?
Are trainees periodically assessed and evaluated for meeting the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out clinical ethics consultations in accord with the ASBH Core Competencies?
How are trainees evaluated?
Do trainees complete an oral exam offered by a panel of three clinical ethics fellowship program directors?
Are graduates purported by the educational program to be competent to conduct independent clinical ethics consultations?
Does the educational program require any of the following to graduate? Dissertation
Comprehensive exam
Publishable manuscript(s) – Number trainees are required to submit: 0
Portfolio – please describe:
Do graduates receive a certificate or diploma upon successful completion? Yes