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Studying Human Medicine

Human medicine is the study and practice of diagnosis, treatment and disease prevention of patients, with the purpose of improving their well-being. When student gain enough knowledge to put their courses into practice, they become well-trained doctors choosing from wide range of specializations.

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The U.S. is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has an internationally renowned education system, and offers a huge variety of English-language courses and speciality degrees.

351 Human Medicine Master's degrees in United States

M.Sc. Health and Human Performance

The Master of Science with Major HHP: Human Performance meets the needs and interests of physical education teachers, sport coaches, athletic trainers, and health and fitness professionals interested in the design and delivery of performance enhancement programs for individuals and team performance. 

M.Sc. Physiology

The principal objectives of graduate education in physiology are to obtain broad, basic knowledge in the subject matter of this and related fields, and to obtain training in physiological research methods. Major emphasis is placed upon the completion by the student of original research which should provide a significant contribution to knowledge.

M.Sc. Physician Assistant Studies

The Physician Assistant Program is three years (33 months) in duration and affords each student an understanding of the medical sciences and their application to clinical situations.

M.Sc. Physiology

The master's (MS) in physiology is a one-year program designed to help college graduates strengthen their academic credentials in preparation for application to U.S. medical schools.

M.Sc. Medical Science

The Master of Science in Medical Science (MSMS) Program at Indiana University School of Medicine was created to enhance the preparation and confidence of its students to be successful in a medical curriculum. This unique opportunity is for students from especially disadvantaged backgrounds.

M.Sc. Physician Assistant Studies

With a Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree, you can enter the profession assured that you’ll have the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and treat patients and to work with physicians and other healthcare team members.  

M.Sc. Pharmacology

The M.S. degree program is designed to be flexible and to serve a variety of career objectives. Examples of individuals who might benefit from the M.S. degree program are those who desire to enter the Pharmaceutical Industry,those already in the Pharmaceutical Industry who would like to increase their opportunities for advancement or those who are planning to enter a career in Government Agencies.

M.Sc. Applied Anatomy

The Applied Anatomy program is designed for students who seek a comprehensive education in the anatomical sciences, particularly those individuals pursuing careers as medical health professionals and teachers who desire an advanced degree to enhance their skills and credentials.

M.Sc. Cancer Chemical Biology

The Program in Chemical Biology Faculty at the University of Michigan are a diverse group of scholars, many of whom are the leading investigators in their field. The size and diversity of the faculty afford students a nearly unparalleled opportunity to undertake cutting-edge thesis research in the area of their choosing. 

Master Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

UVA's program emphasizes the advanced theoretical knowledge, practice and skills needed to manage acutely ill patients through all phases of their hospitalization and follow-up. AG-ACNP students also develop exceptional diagnostic and clinical decision-making skills, preparation for prescriptive authority, strategies to communicate and collaborate with physicians and the ability to manage and monitor clinical outcomes.

School of Nursing
M.Sc. Human Genetics

The field of Human Genetics has grown dramatically in recent years, in large part due to rapid advances in new technologies for discovery and the explosion of new data and resources. Human Genetics interfaces with multiple research and clinical disciplines, with new opportunities for those with advanced training in basic science, clinical diagnostics and industry.

Master Clinical Laboratory Sciences

The Clinical Laboratory Science Program faculty have the responsibility to educate the future clinical laboratory science professionals. The faculty are responsible for the planning and selection of course content and for the coordination of all professional classroom teaching and applied education.

M.Ed. Mind, Brain, and Education

The College of Education also values faculty scholarship for its potential impact on the increased effectiveness of teaching and learning in professional education preparation programs and in public and private school settings. Scholarly and research activities cover a variety of areas represented by the expertise of each individual faculty member.

College of Education
M.Sc. Physician Assistant

Physician assistants (PAs) are health professionals licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. Within the physician/PA relationship, physician assistants exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

M.A. Applied Gerontology

The master of arts (MA) degree in applied gerontology is a 36-hour interdisciplinary program that provides you with a broad-based overview of aging and more focused training in a selected area of study. Seasoned gerontologists from various disciplines teach courses about special issues in aging and serving the older population.

College of Applied Sciences and Technology
M.Sc. Perfusion

MSOE’s Master of Science in Perfusion (MSP) program is designed for full-time graduate students. A clinical perfusionist operates extra-corporeal circulation (meaning blood outside of the body) equipment during medical situations where it is necessary to support or replace the patient’s cardiopulmonary/circulatory functions, such as during open-heart surgery.

M.Sc. Tropical Medicine

The Tulane University, Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) in Tropical Medicine provides advanced training in infectious diseases of global public health significance.

M.Sc. Human Nutrition and Food

This program, leading to a Master of Science degree, allows students to pursue graduate studies in areas such as human nutrition and metabolism, food product development, community nutrition, food microbiology, sports nutrition, and disease prevention. Students can choose to pursue emphasis in Human Nutrition and Food option under the Family and Consumer Sciences umbrella, or the interdisciplinary Food Science and Human Nutrition option with cooperating curricula from this department and the Department of Animal Science.

M.Sc. Health and Human Movement

The MS degree is designed to provide an advanced course of study and prepare graduates for roles in the disciplines of health education, exercise science (biomechanics, exercise physiology, or wellness programming), or athletic training.

M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Science

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Science (MS) Degree in MLS, non-thesis option.  The course of study enhances the student’s knowledge and skills in several major areas of MLS.  

School of Medicine and Health Science
Master Medical Illustration

In addition to being skilled artists, medical illustrators must be knowledgeable in anatomy and the health sciences. This is because an illustrator's work, unlike a photograph, must often show what cannot be directly observed in order to best communicate an idea or complex concept. Therefore, an understanding of basic medical subjects is essential. In addition to studying communication theory and illustration techniques, our students also take graduate-level science courses, such as gross anatomy and cell biology, with the medical students.

Master MD Program

The Columbia Curriculum is an innovative and flexible curriculum that reorganizes the academic structure of medical education by dispensing with the old designations of first, second, third, and fourth years. Those categories are replaced by three major segments in the restructured curriculum: Fundamentals, Major Clinical Year, and Differentiation & Integration.

M.Sc. Physiology

The Master of Science in Physiology program differs from that leading to the PhD degree only in a quantitative manner. The minimum requirement for formal coursework is reduced to 30 semester hours. Although a less extensive individual research program leading to a thesis is required, there is no reduction in the required standards of academic and research achievement.

Master Athletic Training

The master’s degree program in Athletic Training (AT) from University of Kentucky is designed to accommodate both NATA certified athletic trainers and NATA “certification eligible” athletic trainers. The post-professional Program in Athletic Training represents the cooperative actions of the (1) UK College of Health Sciences (2) UK Department of Athletics (3) UK Sports Medicine Center, located in the UK Chandler Medical Center, and (4) the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, located in the College of Education.

College of Health Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical Investigation

The program emphasizes the development of strong clinical investigation skills based on a solid foundation in study design, conduct of observational studies and randomized trials, clinical epidemiology, and biostatistics. Students acquire excellent writing and oral presentation skills through formal classroom work as well as by participating in several oral presentations.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
M.Sc. Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program at the University of Miami leads to a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and eligibility to take the FNP specialty certification examination. Registered nurses with bachelor’s degrees are eligible to apply. Certified FNP’s provide a range of healthcare services to individuals and families in a variety of clinical settings. Such services include health maintenance, disease prevention, assessment, and healthcare management. The FNP program offers an excellent educational foundation in advanced practice nursing and substantial clinical experience.

M.Sc. Oral Biology

The School of Dentistry offers a program of study leading to the Master of Science Degree in Oral Biology. The program is directed toward a general understanding of the biology of the oral cavity and processes leading to disease, including the interactions between oral and systemic health.

Master Medicine and Public Health

The MD/MPH dual degree program at BU’s School of Medicine and School of Public Health is designed for students who envision a medical career that incorporates public health and medicine. 

M.Sc. Anatomy

The Graduate Anatomy program at Tulane University School of Medicine is an international comprehensive program that caters to the future of biomedical science: education, research, preparation, and training.

Master Contemporary Human Anatomy

This program integrates human gross anatomy, neuroanatomy, histology and embryology with medical imaging and simulation. It’s called ‘contemporary’ because it’s learning the human body through medical imaging and dissection – a much different perspective than scientists have used for the past 100 years in anatomy.

M.Sc. Exercise Physiology

The Exercise Physiology MS program was founded in 1965, and approximately 100 individuals have graduated from the program. The MS program is research intensive and should be pursued only by students who have a serious commitment to the science of exercise physiology and strong backgrounds in exercise physiology as well as the basic sciences (chemistry and biology). This degree is designed to prepare students for doctoral degree programs in exercise physiology and related disciplines.

College of Sciences and Humanities
M.Sc. Medical Sciences

The primary goal of this program is to educate and train graduate students who have completed all prerequisites required for medical school but wish to enhance their understanding of the biological sciences and potentially improve their academic credentials for applying to medical school.

M.Sc. Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

The MS in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (CABH) is offered by the Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS), College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS). This program will prepare students for careers in public and non-profit mental health, alcohol, drug abuse, youth behavioral health, developmental disabilities, and early childhood programs.

College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
M.Sc. Medical Science

The Masters in Medical Science Program at Hampton University prepares graduate students for entry into medical, dental, and other health professions schools by focusing on content and test-taking skills for professional examinations, and by providing preparation in the courses offered in the first year of health professions programs.

M.P.H. Public Health (Epidemiology)

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Public Health consists of five concentrations: Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

M.Sc. Prosthodontics

The 48-month combined program in fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics provides the candidate with clinical proficiency and comprehensive knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation, and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of patients with missing/damaged teeth and orofacial defects by using biocompatible artificial substitutes. 

M.A. Kinesiology - Exercise Science

The term kinesiology means "the study of movement," and the academic discipline of kinesiology comprises the subdisciplines of exercise physiology, biomechanics, sport and exercise psychology, athletic training and sports medicine, sports administration, physical education, and fitness and health promotion.

M.Sc. Physician Assistant Studies

The mission of the Wayne State University Physician Assistant Studies program is to develop highly competent and passionate physician assistants who are deeply committed to the practice of medicine in a range of urban and underserved health care settings. The program exemplifies excellence and innovation in health care delivery and service to the community.

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
M.Sc. Kinesiology

The Master of Science (MS) Program at Humboldt State University offers advanced study in Kinesiology to prepare graduate students for doctoral and professional programs and careers in the promotion of physical activity. The program offers a Thesis or Project Option for students and is designed to strengthen the breadth and depth of the student's academic preparation in Kinesiology and professional fields.

M.A. Kinesiology

The term kinesiology means "the study of movement," and the academic discipline of kinesiology comprises the subdisciplines of exercise physiology, biomechanics, sport and exercise psychology, athletic training and sports medicine, sports administration, physical education, and fitness and health promotion. 

M.A. Kinesiology - Sport Psychology

The term kinesiology means "the study of movement," and the academic discipline of kinesiology comprises the subdisciplines of exercise physiology, biomechanics, sport and exercise psychology, athletic training and sports medicine, sports administration, physical education, and fitness and health promotion. 

M.Sc. Biological Sciences: Anesthesia

Program offers registered nurses the education and clinical training needed to expand the scope of their practice. Nurse anesthetists find opportunities in surgical, trauma, and obstetrical care for every type of operation and procedure and work alongside physicians, surgeons, dentists, and other medical professionals.

Preparation Course Premedicine

Premedicine is a career interest rather than a major or formal program. Students prepare by taking courses to meet medical school admission requirements, studying to learn concepts and perform well academically, and volunteering or working in health care settings.

University of Kansas
M.Sc. Nurse Anesthesia

The University of North Dakota (UND) program in Nurse Anesthesia is housed in the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines. The program was founded in 1986 at the Grand Forks campus, with the first students admitted to the twenty-four month program in August 1987.

College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines
Master Public Health Degree (MPH), Family Health Major

The Family Health concentration trains students to develop and implement effective strengths based interventions, educational programs, and policies to enhance the health and wellness of individuals and families across the lifespan. Students learn how families can affect individual health, how individual health affects families, how the social and cultural experiences of diverse families influence health, and how external social systems influence health through their effects on families.

M.Sc. Population and Social Gerontology

The Master of Gerontological Studies (MGS) degree prepares you for work in a wide variety of aging-related fields. MGS graduates generally choose one of three directions: research/academic work, policy, or non-social work direct services. 

M.Sc. Clinical Investigation

The Degree Program in Clinical Investigation is sponsored by the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) institute. This program is part-time and consists of evening courses primarily for medical residents, fellows and junior faculty members who wish to receive formal training in clinical research.

M.Sc. Clinical Translational Sciences

The Clinical Translational Sciences (CTS) graduate program is designed to provide a strong foundation in clinical translational sciences for post-baccalaureate or post-graduate students with either a clinical or basic science background.

M.Sc. Toxicology

The Master of Science in Toxicology degree is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory sciences, biology, chemistry, or other related discipline from an accredited institution in the United States. The program offers a specialization in forensic/analytic toxicology.

M.Sc. Physician Assistant Studies

The mission of the UK Physician Assistant program at University of Kentucky is to educate competent physician assistants committed to the delivery of high quality and compassionate health care in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond.

College of Health Sciences
M.Sc. Communication Sciences and Disorders

The larger mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is to provide its students with a liberal arts education through the College of Arts and Sciences, including instruction in the arts and sciences, communication skills, habits of independent thought, and the understanding of diverse cultures.

College of Arts & Sciences