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***Academic Schedule for 2019-2020***

The following is a list of MA in Bioethics courses taught by Bioethics core faculty.  It does not include elective courses offered by other Emory faculty from a range of different disciplines including Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health, and Law that can count towards the MA in Bioethics.  Previous students have taken elective courses such as Health and Human Rights, Health Law, Opera & Disability, Philosophy of Life, and Business of Healthcare. These combined course offerings give our students a significant range of interdisciplinary study opportunities that is reflective of the contemporary discipline of Bioethics. For more information on these and other electives, current students can consult the MA in Bioethics Handbook and speak with their faculty advisor.

Course #

Course Description


Day & Time

Fall 2020 

501 Foundations in Bioethics I Banja Wed 3:00-6:00 p.m.
502 Foundations in Bioethics II Kinlaw/Crane Tue 2:00-5:00 p.m.
504 Seminar Eisen Thurs 4:00-5:30p.m.
GH 556 Elective: Global Health Ethics Lavery Mon 3:00-5:50 pm

Spring 2020

503 Contemporary Issues in Bioethics Banja/Vong Mon 3:00-6:00 pm
504 Seminar Wolpe Wed 4:00-5:30 pm
601 Practicum Banja/Vong Tue 4:00-6:00 pm
505 Elective: Disability Innovation, Culture and Bioethics Garland-Thomson Tue 10:00-1:00pm

Summer 2020

505 Elective: Clinical Ethics (online) Banja/Kinlaw Wed 3:00-6:00 pm
505 Elective: COVID-19 Bioethics (online) Kinlaw/Vong Thurs 3:00-5:30pm
601 Practicum Vong Tue 4:00-6:00 pm