Master of Science in Biomedical Ethics

Master of Science in Biomedical Ethics (MSBE)

Why Earn an MSBE degree?

Biomedical ethics is the multi-disciplined study of the human factors – actions and their effects, in biology and medicine, as well as, the emerging advances. It is also concerned with moral discernment as it relates to medical or research policy (public or private) and practice. Bioethics are concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships between clinical, research, public or organizational ethics and amongst life science, biotechnology, medicine, politics, law, theology, and philosophy.

Extensive research in the fields of ethics, compliance, organizational culture, safety, and profitability identifies a culture of integrity as the key to high-quality performance and success. It means doing the right thing even when no one is looking. Compliance fails unless it is grounded in ethics. Grounding compliance in ethics requires strategy, analysis, planning, and integration. Bringing compliance, ethics, and integrity together is the foundation of the MSBE Program providing graduates with what is required to make a difference in the discipline of their choice.

As the medical industry strives to improve healthcare delivery for patients, organization leaders will need to be prepared to develop, implement, and measure policies and practices that enhance treatment for people from different cultures according to the rights afforded them.

Candidates for the MSBE program include physicians, executives, administrators, researchers, practitioners, chaplains, educators, social workers, healthcare advocates, and others in the health delivery industry.

This program will benefit those seeking mastery in biomedical & pharmacology ethics, health care compliance, patient-care management, risk management, and in medical research as well as palliative care and end-of-life care positions providing essential assistance to patients and their families.

Submit the short MSBE Program Inquiry Form via this link: School of Health Services Administration Inquiry which should take less than 2 minutes to complete.

MSBE Program Structure

This program is primarily a distance education program requiring only 3 days of in-person training at the Bradenton, Florida or Erie, PA campuses. These on-site visits are scheduled Friday-Sunday so only 1 workday is utilized for the entire program.  The MSBE program is specifically designed to meet the demands of a busy working professional or full-time students.  The June cohort classes are 8 weeks in length and the program is completed in 24 months – Applications must be submitted no later than May 1st.

Curriculum

The MSBE program is specifically designed to provide flexibility for busy working professionals. The June cohort classes are 8 weeks in length and the program is completed in 24 months.

  • Comprehensive curriculum accessed 24/7 via a dynamic web-based distance education platform.
  • Provides preparation for certification.
  • Affordable tuition – one of the best education investment values in the industry today.

Expert team of faculty working in the industry with extensive experience. This program is competency-based learning delivered in an interactive online environment combining multiple methods of instruction. The program is specifically developed to be flexible and responsive to students’ needs, new challenges, and the evolving demands of healthcare education by readily developing and adding new curricular pieces and features to enhance current offerings as appropriate.

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