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

Master’s Degree

Please indicate the type of degree associated with your educational program: Master of Arts (MA)
Educational program name: MA in Bioethics
What institution administers your educational program? New York University
What bioethics program, department, or division administers your educational program? Center for Bioethics
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Country: United States
Year first class matriculated: 2007
Educational program website: https://publichealth.nyu.edu/programs/master-arts-bioethics
Does the educational program have a designated faculty program director? Yes
Program Directors Name S. Matthew Liao
Program Directors Title Arthur Zitrin Chair in Bioethics
Program Directors Email matthew.liao@nyu.edu
Program Directors Phone 2129927999
Does the educational program have a designated staff program administrator? Yes
Program Administrators Name Cassandra Coste
Program Administrators Title
Program Administrators Email bioethics@nyu.edu
Program Administrators Phone 2129927999
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) GRE
MCAT
LSAT
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? MD
What is the minimum length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 12
What is the minimum length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 18
What is the typical length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 12
What is the typical length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 24
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) 25
What is the cost per credit? 1600
What is the educational program’s total tuition and fees? 51000
More information on tuition:
Does the educational program offer tuition scholarships? Yes
Please describe what types of scholarships are available:
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? 32
How many courses are required to graduate? 0
Required course Advanced Introduction to Bioethucs
Advanced Introduction to Environmental Ethics
Practicum
Elective Neuroethics
Research Ethics
Clinical Ethics
Reproductive Ethics
Justice and Healthcare
Moral Intuitions
Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Is there a clinical component associated with the educational program? Yes
Does the educational program provide training in clinical ethics consultation? No
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? Thesis
Dissertation
Internship in a health or environmental organization
Publishable manuscript(s) – Number trainees are required to submit: 0
Portfolio – please describe:
Do graduates receive a certificate or diploma upon successful completion? Yes