The Applied Ethics certificate is designed to empower professionals to apply ethical theory and reasoning in the workplace. The “ethical workplace” has emerged as an attainable ideal; understanding that ethics underscores all personal and professional interactions is essential to leaders in every profession.
Our approach is to bridge disciplines and professions in a systematic exploration and analysis of ethical issues facing individuals across professions and cultures. The program provides a core which introduces students to ethical principles, frameworks, and models. Courses cover engagement in ethical debate in a multicultural and globally diffused environment, encouragement of individual, professional, and civic responsibility to promote ethical leadership and enables students to provide coherent and compelling reasons justifying personal ethical stances and decisions.
Twelve credits are required for the Certificate. Students must maintain a “C” or higher in each of the four courses in order to be given credit toward the certificate.