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 & Salaries 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.