Our blended certificate in Bioethics provides guidance in ethical decision-making that you can use within your professional and personal life.

This 12-credit certificate program is ideal for professionals in healthcare, law, business, and public affairs. Through the courses, students will strengthen their ethical decision-making abilities, while keeping the dignity of the human person as the central focus.

At a Glance

Average annual salary for medical scientist

Program Length

12 credits/4 courses


  • Blended: online with one site visit to our main campus in Bismarck, ND

Tuition per Credit



Is This the Program For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Professionals in fields including medicine, law, business, and public affairs
  • Healthcare professionals concerned with bioethical medicine
  • Anyone interested in ethical decision-making

Career Paths

  • Healthcare Leader
  • Church Leader
  • Ethics Committee Member (Policy Analysis & Development)
  • Education Leader
  • Research Leader
  • Compliance Officer
  • Policymaker

What You’ll Learn

  • How to integrate the philosophical and scientific underpinnings of faith and reason into a framework for ethical decision making
  • How to apply the ethical decision-making framework to areas of clinical practice, education, and research


Program Details

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts – Please mail the transcripts to the University of Mary at: 
  • Office of Graduate Admissions
    University of Mary
    7500 University Drive
    Bismarck, ND 58504

Did you graduate from the University of Mary? We’ll request your transcripts for you! Contact your admissions representative today to learn more! 

Note: Current students with senior status (greater than 90 semester credits earned) may enroll as a non-degree seeking student.

For a list of courses for this program, visit the catalog.

  • Blended: online with one site visit to our main campus in Bismarck, ND
  • Tuition: $500/credit
  • Technology/Safety fee: $35 per credit

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