Bioethics Graduate Certificate

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
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. 
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]
  • Blended: online with one site visit to our main campus in Bismarck, ND
  • Tuition: $500/credit
  • Technology fee: $30 per credit

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

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