Training the scientific leaders of tomorrow.

Degree Programs

Masters Training Programs

Feinberg School of Medicine offers 13 masters degree programs. Browse our directory to explore your options.

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Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

Starzl Academy

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists.


Medical Students

Area of Scholarly Concentration

Visit our MD Education site to learn about our Area of Scholarly Concentration project, designed to complement students' basic science and clinical training. 

Funding Opportunities

Visit the Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education site for information and assistance on applying to summer programs, research fellowships and other student award opportunities.

Find a Mentor

Our Starzl Academy site offers tips to early-career scientists on finding a mentor, a vital component of any scientist's career.

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Meet Our Students

Kae Engelhard, MD, Maser f Science in Healh Services and Ocmes Research

Kate Engelhardt, MD, Master of Science in Health Services and Outcomes Research

The Master’s program has connected me with resources to draw upon throughout the design and execution of all of my research projects. I expect these connections to be life-long relationships for research collaboration."

Jessica Sll, Gradae Prgram in Geneic Cnseling, Class f 2014

Jessica Stoll, Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling, Class of 2014

My time at Northwestern provided me amazing exposure to a wide variety of clinic settings and counseling experiences. I also learned a great deal about clinical research and have been able to apply this experience to my position in an academic medical center."

Mavis Prall, MSJ, MS, Maser f Science in Healhcare Qaliy and Paien Safey, Class f 2010

Mavis Prall, MSJ, MS, Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, Class of 2010

I was worried that my non-clinical background would hinder me, but the instructors and my fellow classmates were extraordinarily supportive. I found the program to be stimulating, exciting and rewarding. The program immediately expanded my professional opportunities."

Zachary Pisenbarger, MD, Maser f Science in Healh Services and Ocmes Research

Zachary Pittsenbarger, MD, Master of Science in Health Services and Outcomes Research

The variety of classes we take gives us exposure to all sorts of health services research. I never thought I would use qualitative or economics research methods in a project, but now I have the skills to incorporate them into future projects."

Sergi Cardna-Gnzalez, MS, MD, Maser f Science in Reprdcive Science  Medicine, Class f 2018

Sergio Cardona-Gonzalez, MS, MD, Master of Science in Reproductive Science & Medicine, Class of 2018

I think that the multidisciplinary network is one of the most valuable aspects of the CRS. There are so many research areas and labs working in various aspects of the reproductive sciences that make the perfect networking and knowledge-rich environment."