Applied Ethics Certificate

The Applied Ethics certificate is designed to empower professionals to apply ethical theory and reasoning in the workplace.
Degree Type Certificate
Careers and Salary Certificate Outcomes
Delivery On Campus

Professional Benefits

  • Enhance your degree with ethics education
  • Open to all majors
  • Diverse course options
  • Real-world ethical experiences


  • Describe foundations of ethics and ethical theory
  • Identify multiple ethical frameworks and theories
  • Communicate how standards of professional ethics apply to the student's intended career
  • Examine and apply ethical theories related to decisions about self, society, technology use, food, sustainability, research, and other areas
  • Articulate ethical decision-making processes
  • Provide and defend coherent and compelling reasons justifying personal ethical stances and decisions
  • Embody and encourage individual, professional, and civic responsibility to promote ethical leadership
  • Engage in productive and constructive ethical debate in a multi-cultural and globally diffused environment

Certificate Requirements

The certificate is an alternative credential for individuals seeking to obtain new knowledge and skills.
Required Courses