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Graduate Program in Medical Humanities


Indiana University Graduate Certificate in Medical Humanities

The Graduate Certificate in Medical Humanities offers an interdisciplinary course of study drawn from the social science and humanities disciplines of Liberal Arts, as well as courses and participation of faculty from other schools. The field of Medical Humanities provides students with the qualitative humanistic and socio-cultural perspectives on health care, in contrast to the clinical/objective approach traditionally taken in biomedicine.

*The Graduate Certificate in Medical Humanities requires the completion of five courses (15 credit hours), two of which are required (M501, M595).

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Admission Requirements :

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

  

Core Courses (6 cr. hrs):

* MHHS, M501 The Human Condition, 3 cr.  

* MHHS M595 Clinical Practicum in Medical Humanities, 3 cr.

  

Elective Courses in Medical Humanities Graduate Certificate (9 cr. hrs.):

  • MHHS-M 504 INTRO TO RESEARCH ETHICS
  • MHHS-M 592 GRAD TOPICS MED HUMANITIES: HEALTH AND HUMAN VALUES
  • ANTH-A 560 VARIABLE TOPICS IN ANTH: FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY
  • COMM-C 510 HEALTH PROVIDER-CONSUMER COMM (ONLINE COURSE)
  • COMM-C 592 ADVANCED HEALTH COMMUNICATION
  • ECON-E 643 HEALTH ECONOMICS
  • HIST-H 546 HISTORY OF SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND TECHNOLOGY
  • PHIL-P 547 FOUNDATION OF BIOETHICS
  • PHIL-P 555 ETHICAL & POLICY ISS INTL RSCH
  • SOC-S 526 THE SOC OF HUMAN SEXUALITY
  • SOC-S 560 TOPICS IN SOC: DISABILITY

**[Note: Courses marked with  **  cannot be repeated if taken on the same topic as an undergraduate] 

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PhD Minor in Medical Humanities

The PhD Minor in Medical Humanities and Health Studies in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI offers an interdisciplinary course of study drawn from the social science and humanities disciplines of liberal arts, as well as courses and participation of faculty from other schools.  The field of Medical Humanities and Health Studies provides students with the qualitative humanistic and socio-cultural perspectives on medicine and health care, in contrast to the clinical/objective approach traditionally taken in biomedicine.

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For more information, contact:

Dr. Emily Beckman

Phone #: 317-274-4755

Email: embeckma@iupui.edu