Graduate Certificate in Theoretical and Applied Ethics
The Graduate Certificate in Theoretical and Applied Ethics is designed to provide a specialized investigation of ethical theory and issues from a philosophical as well as a subject-specific point of view. This interdisciplinary graduate certificate focuses on specific topics of ethical inquiry in philosophy, humanities, the arts, sciences, health care, business, education, criminal justice, public administration, public relations, journalism, politics, and other areas. Faculty in the Department of Philosophy teach core and selected elective courses. Other courses focused on particular areas of inquiry in business, health care, criminal justice, public administration, education, communication, political science, psychology, and women's studies are taught within the relevant departments and areas.
International Student Requirements:
In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.