Graduate Certificate in Health Care Ethics admissions

Admission guidelines

Students must have completed an undergraduate degree at an accredited institution of higher education in a field allied with health, law, or philosophy, with a GPA of at least 3.0.

  • Transcripts: Applicants are required to have an undergraduate or graduate degree (with at least a 3.0 GPA) in a field allied with health, law, or philosophy. Applicants are required to submit transcripts of previous work
  • Personal statement: Applicants are required to submit a personal statement describing their reasons for pursuing the certificate as well as career plans or goals

Application procedures

The certificate program accepts applications for the fall and winter semesters (not summer). The usual deadlines are:

  • Fall semester: Aug. 1
  • Winter semester: Dec. 1

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School of Wayne State University. To apply for admission to the graduate certificate, visit the online application system maintained by the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Apply for admission

Review of applications will begin approximately one month prior to the application deadline. Applications completed after the deadline will be considered if space is available; if there is no space available, applicants who meet our qualifications will be admitted for the next available semester.


For more information, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Jada Strabbing (