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Master of Arts Degree

The M.A. degree program includes a total of ten courses (30 credits), two required courses plus eight courses selected from the general healthcare ethics courses. The required courses include a general graduate-level introduction to ethics and a clinical ethics rotation. The eight HCE courses will be chosen by the student with advisement according to the student's interest.

There is no requirement for a thesis or for a comprehensive examination.

Admission requirements include a bachelor's degree.

Candidates for the Master of Arts in Healthcare Ethics are eligible to receive a Master of Arts Scholarship through the Duquesne University McAnulty College and Graduate School that can reduce their degree costs by 25%. Please visit the graduate special awards website for specific details.