Study Military Ethics at CWRU

The study of military ethics at Case Western Reserve University prepares high-achieving students for careers in military service, law, public service, or for further education. Students can study foundational topics in moral and political philosophy, together with advanced core and elective topics in military and professional ethics, military medical ethics, military law, ethical leadership, and other related subjects. Courses span concerns about the conduct of war, decisions on how and when to engage in military operations, and issues relating to the moral psychology and care of those who serve and of veterans of military service.

Launch of New MA Program in Military Ethics

Case Western Reserve University welcomes applications to the newly launched M.A. in Military Ethics program – the first graduate degree program of its kind.

Watch: “If Aristotle Waged Cyber Warfare” by Dr. George R. Lucas, Jr

On Nov. 1, 2017, Visiting Distinguished Inamori Scholar Dr. George R. Lucas, Jr.  presented an exciting talk titled “If Aristotle Waged Cyber Warfare.”

Tetradrachm (silver) mint coin, Athens, mid-5th century BCE

Annual Meeting of the International Society for Military Ethics

The International Society for Military Ethics (ISME) will host its annual meeting in January 2018 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. The topic of this year’s conference is Culture, Diversity, and Military Ethics: Intersections of Military and Civilian Culture at a Time of International Political Upheaval. 

Military Ethics Program Examines Wartime Decisions

Program director Shannon French discusses CWRU’s new M.A. in Military Ethics degree in an interview with the Plain Dealer.


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Apply Now for an MA in Military Ethics. Deadline is April 30, 2019.

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