About the Program
The Master of Science in Health Services and Outcomes Research (HSOR) prepares physicians and clinical health professionals for careers in academic medicine, and non-clinicians for careers in academia, health systems, and research and policy organizations. The degree's flexible, hybrid format allows full- or part-time study, and accommodates students residing outside the Chicago area.
- All clinician graduates currently hold faculty positions or are completing fellowship training.
- All non-clinician graduates are in academic and policy organizations.
- All master's graduates have published their Capstone project manuscript.
- Scholarships and travel stipends are available.
As a student in this program, you will learn to:
- Conduct methodologically sound research,
- Create and disseminate new knowledge aimed at improving health services and outcomes, and
- Secure grant funding to support your research.
Ultimately, your research will identify more effective ways to organize, finance, and deliver patient care to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
- The Master of Science provides essential methods and topical instruction for conducting independent health services research.
- Two Graduate Certificates supplement other formal training for individuals who do not wish to pursue a full MS degree.
- Course Descriptions Read details on the courses in the master's and certificate curricula
- Admissions Find important dates, admission requirements, and application instructions
- Program Faculty Learn more about our faculty members' work and professional backgrounds
- HSOR Alumni View program alumni, their areas of specialization, and their professional achievements
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Upcoming Admissions Deadline
May 7, 2018
Summer 2018 Application Deadline
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