The Master of Population Health Sciences degree is designed to prepare current and aspiring public health leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to impact the health outcomes for patient populations. Through this program you will explore key public health issues in epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical effectiveness and outcome research.
Learn from our highly ranked faculty known for patient care and population health excellence in classes customized for clinicians while maximizing your research productivity by using your current, ongoing research projects for course assignments. With no thesis requirement, the MPHS degree can be obtained in as few as 10 months, with part-time study options available.
Clinical outcomes research training for physicians & clinical doctorates
Learn about the MD/MPHS degree
The MD/MPHS program allows medical students to add clinical research methods training to their medical school experience. Students in our program work on a research project and use that project to complete MPHS coursework in 10 months, creating the ideal combination of didactic training and hands-on experience. MPHS leadership can help you find a research project or lab that fits your goals and interests.
Accelerate your academic research career
Broaden your expertise from how to conduct a single research project to the all-important why questions in clinical and population health research methodology and principles — the knowledge base needed for a career as a physician-researcher.
Boost your research quality & productivity
Learn in classes customized for clinicians and taught by faculty at a top medical institution renowned for teaching, patient care and cutting-edge research. Maximize your research productivity by using your current, ongoing research projects for course assignments. With no thesis requirement, the MPHS degree can be obtained in as few as 10 months, with part-time study options available.
Improve patient & population health
Gain a strong foundation in leading, designing and applying study results. We train physicians, clinical doctorates and medical students from all medical specialties using a population health research curriculum that covers: clinical epidemiology, biostatistics, comparative effectiveness research, clinical outcomes, randomized controlled trials and more.
“The MPHS program attracted me because I wanted to get formalized training in statistics and research methodology in order to gain the skills to be an independent researcher in my future career.” – Cynthia Wang
“Formal research training provides you the tools that set you up for success in grants and manuscripts, and I wish I had obtained this degree earlier on.” – Adam Lewkowitz