Graduate Bioethics Education Programs Results

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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

Master’s Degree

Please indicate the type of degree associated with your educational program: Master of Arts (MA)
Educational program name: MA in Medical Ethics and Humanities
What institution administers your educational program? Northeast Ohio Medical University
What bioethics program, department, or division administers your educational program? College of Graduate Studies
City: Rootstown
State/Province: Ohio
Country: United States
Year first class matriculated: 2018
Educational program website: http://www.neomed.edu
Does the educational program have a designated faculty program director? Yes
Program Directors Name Julie M. Aultman
Program Directors Title Professor, Director of Bioethics and Humanities
Program Directors Email jmaultma@neomed.edu
Program Directors Phone 330-325-6113
Does the educational program have a designated staff program administrator? Yes
Program Administrators Name Philip Jenkinson
Program Administrators Title Program Coordinator
Program Administrators Email pjenkinson@neomed.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
Degree(s) Bachelor’s degree
Standardized test(s)
Number of letters of recommendation: 2
Is the educational program offered with a dual degree? Yes
In conjunction with what other degree(s) is the educational program offered? MD, PharmD
What is the minimum length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 18
What is the minimum length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 30
What is the typical length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 20
What is the typical length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 20
Is the educational program offered online or in-person? Hybrid (online and in-person are both required)
What is the educational program’s average annual new trainee enrollment size? (Average over the last two years) 6
What is the cost per credit? 535
What is the educational program’s total tuition and fees? 17500
More information on tuition:
Does the educational program offer tuition scholarships? No
Please describe what types of scholarships are available:
Does the educational program offer an annual stipend for trainees? No
What is the stipend per trainee? 0
What, if any, specific tracks/specializations are offered as part of the educational program? Medical Ethics; Health Humanities
How many credit hours are required to graduate? 32
How many courses are required to graduate? 11
Required course Foundations of Health Humanities
Clinical Ethics: Track I
Medical Rhetoric: Track II
Practicum
MA Thesis I and II
Organizational Ethics: Track I
Elective multiple; also cross registration with two major universities – University of Akron and Kent State University (partnering Universities)
Is there a clinical component associated with the educational program? Yes
Does the educational program provide training in clinical ethics consultation? Yes
On average, how many clinical ethics consultations do your trainees participate in as an observer? 20
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)? No
Is the training in clinical ethics consultation grounded in the ASBH Core Competencies? Yes
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? Yes
How are trainees evaluated? Examination; paper; discussion; educational training (students have to create); policy
Do trainees complete an oral exam offered by a panel of three clinical ethics fellowship program directors? No
Are graduates purported by the educational program to be competent to conduct independent clinical ethics consultations? Yes
Does the educational program require any of the following to graduate? Thesis
Publishable manuscript(s) – Number trainees are required to submit: 0
Portfolio – please describe:
Do graduates receive a certificate or diploma upon successful completion? Yes