Minor in Health Care Ethics

Wayne State's Minor in Health Care Ethics offers students an intellectually stimulating journey into the complex and often ethically challenging landscape of modern healthcare. In this interdisciplinary program, students explore the intricate intersection of medicine, ethics and society.

Students minoring in health care ethics grapple with thought-provoking questions regarding patient autonomy, end-of-life decisions, medical research ethics, healthcare disparities and the moral dilemmas inherent in healthcare delivery. This minor equips students with critical thinking skills and ethical reasoning abilities that are indispensable in healthcare professions, law, bioethics and policy-making. Graduates with this minor will be empowered to navigate the nuanced moral terrain of healthcare, fostering compassionate, informed and ethically responsible healthcare practitioners and advocates.