Free Online Medical Ethics and Bioethics Courses from Top Universities

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Medical ethics and bioethics courses are offered for free by top universities listed below. Courses can be accessed with an internet connection and your laptop or home computer.
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Free Medical Ethics and Bioethics Courses

Free medical ethics and bioethics courses are hosted at Johns Hopkins University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Course materials are available for free online.

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University offers an intro course to ethical theory and research. Students can download PDFs of lectures, and they can also opt to purchase textbooks.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT provides free online courses through its OpenCourseWare platform. Choose from course topics on bioethics, biomedical engineering, narrative ethics, and more. In the narrative ethics course, students can opt to keep a reading journal that explores moral and ethical questions of medicine.

Free Online Medical Ethics and Bioethics Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Ethics of Human Subject Research course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Text/lecture materials No No Yes
Bioethics course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/study materials Yes No Yes
Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Topics in Medical Ethics and Responsible Conduct in Research course from MIT Graduate Texts Yes No Yes
Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Developing Professional Skills course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Narrative Ethics: Literary Text and Moral Issues in Medicine course from MIT Graduate Texts Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

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    1. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: Nursing/Nurse Educator
      • Master of Healthcare Admin
      • Master: Nursing/Nurse Administrator
      • MS in Nursing
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Health Information Management
      • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin
      • Bachelor: Health Science
  • Online Programs Available
    2. The George Washington University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSHS Medical Laboratory Sciences
      • MSHS in Immunohematology and Biotechnology
      • MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences
      • MSHS in Translational Microbiology
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    4. City University of Seattle

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. Healthcare Administration
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    5. University of the Southwest

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
      • HS Diploma with Focus in Health Care
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Government - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Baker College Online

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Healthcare Management - MBA (Master's)
  • Philadelphia, PA

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Galveston, TX

    The University of Texas

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Kaplan University

  • Master: Nursing/Nurse Educator
  • Master of Healthcare Admin
  • BS in Health Information Management
  • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin

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The George Washington University

  • MSHS Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • MSHS in Immunohematology and Biotechnology
  • MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences

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Colorado State University Global

  • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration

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City University of Seattle

  • M.S. Healthcare Administration
  • B.S. Healthcare Administration

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University of the Southwest

  • MBA Healthcare Administration

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma
  • HS Diploma with Focus in Health Care

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Regent University

  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Government - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management

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Baker College Online

  • Healthcare Management - MBA (Master's)

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