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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.

Students study at the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence
Students study at the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence

Fall 2017 Course Offerings

Date posted: May 8th, 2017

Our interdisciplinary program offers a variety of courses in areas including classics, law, philosophy and political science. Check out our full list of Fall 2017 course offerings.

Military Ethics Program Examines Wartime Decisions

Date posted: May 5th, 2017

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

Launch of New MA Program in Military Ethics

Date posted: March 8th, 2017

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

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

Annual Meeting of the International Society for Military Ethics

Date posted: November 26th, 2016

The International Society for Military Ethics (ISME) will host its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. in January. The topic of this year’s conference is Ethics & Military Professionalism: Cyber Warfare and Other Conflicts.

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