Online Programs

Welcome to the intersection of online education, innovation, and ethics, where the expertise and evidence of academia joins the impact of the workplace.

Penn Medical Ethics and Health Policy’s Online Education courses are designed for professionals seeking expertise in health care innovation and ethics to inform their own work. Options range from on-demand continuing education or lifelong learning to an intensive, cohort-based master’s degree in Health Care Innovation.

Medical Ethics and Health Policy Online Education Courses

MEHP Online Education translates faculty expertise into high-quality, engaging courses in innovation and ethics.

Our students and alumni apply sharpened skills, deeper knowledge, guided practice, and vibrant connections to their own work in health care.
Our multidisciplinary curriculum, the strength of our faculty, and our student network make us unique.


Our interdisciplinary faculty transform health care by crafting policy, shaping behavioral interventions, improving operations, and driving innovation. They also improve health care innovation by teaching students and professionals like you.

Whether you are learning in the Graduate Certificate or the Master of Health Care Innovation (MHCI) program, you will gain skills and knowledge in multiple facets of innovation and leadership from faculty across the University of Pennsylvania, including the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School.

  • Kate Liebelt

    Innovation is everyone’s responsibility, and the health care industry presents so many opportunities to problem solve. Students, early professionals, middle managers, and seasoned executives have unique perspectives, experiences, and skills to bring to the innovation table. 


    Kate Liebelt Executive Director and Chief of Staff to the Head of R&D, Organon
  • Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD

    I am inspired to transform health care delivery for my patients. As a practicing physician, I see the complexity and hardships of health care financing and delivery in a very personal way.

    Amol S. Navathe Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Neha Patel, MD, MS

    Training the next generation of health care leaders must include not only introducing them to the areas of opportunity, but also providing them with knowledge and skills to help us improve our current healthcare system

    Neha Patel Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins, PhD

    I believe equity can be best achieved with customized approaches that mitigate the “isms” where we live and work.

    Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins Lecturer, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Enjoy Flexibility in Our Medical Ethics and Health Policy Online Programs

To help innovators like you grow, we offer various convenient online programs. Our MOOC and continuing education courses can be taken for free, on demand.
If you want to earn a Graduate Certificate or Master of Health Care Innovation (MHCI), continue working while you complete courses. Balance coursework with your personal and professional life.

MEHP Online Outcomes

Most of our MHCI students are full-time working professionals. With the skills, confidence, and credibility they gain in our online education courses, many obtain new jobs or acquire special responsibilities related to innovation. In fact, over 50 percent of our alumni report advancement in their careers.

MOOCs will help you expand your professional expertise, and continuing education courses may be eligible for continuing education credit toward your professional license.

Find the Right Online Education Program for You

Are you ready to start your online education with a Master of Health Care Innovation (MHCI)? Looking for continuing education courses to help you stay current in your career? Get started today.