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Expand your ethics consultation skills while preparing for the HEC-C exam

Become a leader in assessment, analysis, process and evaluation in ethics consultation through Creighton University’s graduate certificate in Health Care Ethics Consultation.

Creighton University is proud to offer a new graduate certificate program designed to provide students with an in-depth training in the knowledge and skills of ethics consulting while preparing them for the Healthcare Ethics Consultant-Certified (HEC-C) exam. This one-year, online program is perfect for physicians and nurses on the front lines of patient care, administrative and research professionals who are involved in clinical ethics, and any other professionals who are members of ethics committees and involved in ethics consultation.

As an added bonus, any courses taken toward this graduate certificate can be counted toward a Master of Science in Health Care Ethics from Creighton, should you decide to pursue it.

About Creighton University

Creighton University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located in Omaha, Nebraska. We’re committed to excellence in education and the Jesuit principles, meriting recognition as the #1 Regional University in the Midwest from U.S. News and World Report.

Additional educational opportunities for healthcare professionals

Ready to enhance your skills, position yourself for a leadership role, or gain an edge in a competitive job market? Choose from a number of master’s and doctoral degree, and graduate certificate programs well-suited for healthcare professionals eager to take their next step.


Master’s Degrees

Health Care Ethics (Master of Science)
Understand and apply critical thinking to respond to ethical issues that arise in health care.
Starts in August, January, and May

Health and Wellness Coaching (Master of Science)
Empower individuals to take charge of their own health by teaching life-changing healthy behaviors and ways to sustain them.
Starts in August and January

Organizational Leadership (Master of Science)
Develop the skills you need to inspire and navigate positive change in your workplace and community.
Starts in August and January

Public Health (Master of Public Health)
Solve population health issues and promote the health and well-being of individuals and families within your community.
Starts in August, January, and May

Doctoral Degrees

Interdisciplinary Leadership (EdD)
See leadership from every angle and build your professional network through this practice-based, interdisciplinary leadership program.
Starts in August and January

Graduate Certificates

Health Care Ethics Consultation
Expand your expertise and skills in health care ethics consultation and prepare to take the Healthcare Ethics Consultant-Certified (HEC-C) exam.
Starts in August and January

Health Care Ethics
Learn the basics behind understanding and responding to ethical issues in health care.
Starts in August, January, and May

Lifestyle Medicine
Design and implement strategies to improve an individual’s overall health and well-being.
Starts in August and January

Organizational Leadership
Advance your skills in leadership, strategic problem solving and decision making without the time commitment of pursuing a master’s degree.
Starts in August and January

Healthcare Management
15 Credits | Online
Gain the core knowledge and skills you need to position yourself for new opportunities on the business side of healthcare.
Starts in August and January

Professional Development Courses

Collaborative Care
Gain the essential skills in forming a collaborative health care team across all health professions through Creighton’s Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research.

Ethical Values Driven Leadership
Examine ethics on a personal and practical level through critical reflection in this highly interactive course for administrators.

Fundamentals of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Drive diversity and inclusion in your organization to enhance business performance and enable innovation and collaboration.

Introduction to Negotiation and Conflict Engagement
Explore the causes of conflict and identify the proper conflict engagement processes to mitigate disputes.

Dynamics of Conflict Resolution
Take an in-depth look at the patterns and levels of conflict, how different populations approach it, and how power, communication, and culture play a role in defining it.

Learn more about Creighton University’s graduate certificate in Health Care Ethics Consultation and preparing for HEC-C certification.

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