A program that focuses on the application of ethics, religion, jurisprudence, and the social sciences to the analysis of health care issues, clinical decisionmaking, and research procedures. Includes instruction in philosophical ethics, moral value, medical sociology, theology, spirituality and health, policy analysis, decision theory, and applications to problems such as death and dying, therapeutic relationships, organ transplantation, human and animal subjects, reproduction and fertility, health care justice, cultural sensitivity, needs assessment, professionalism, conflict of interest, chaplaincy, and clinical or emergency procedures.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||University of Pennsylvania||61||1%||$61,800|
|2||Loyola University Chicago||39||1%||$51,273|
|3||Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences||31||56%||N/A|
|5||Case Western Reserve University||23||1%||$57,798|
|7||Trinity International University-Illinois||19||5%||$39,680|
|8||Union Graduate College||18||9%||N/A|
|9||Medical College of Wisconsin||13||22%||N/A|
|11||Albany Medical College||9||12%||N/A|
|12||Wake Forest University||9||1%||$60,242|
|13||Loyola Marymount University||9||0%||$57,379|
|14||Columbia University in the City of New York||7||0%||$64,144|
|16||University of Richmond||3||0%||$57,630|
|17||University of Rochester||3||0%||$61,340|
|18||University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus||3||0%||$32,126|
|19||Saint Joseph's University||2||0%||$54,772|
|20||The University of Texas Medical Branch||2||0%||N/A|
|23||University of South Florida-Main Campus||1||0%||$20,760|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Bioethics/Medical Ethics program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.