Our programs utilize hybrid models, executive-type models, distance learning and other technology-based platforms to accommodate diverse student schedules and geographical challenges. They’re designed to be accessible to those who want to dig deeper into a given field and to those who are looking to enter a new area of study. And they’re updated often to ensure our graduates are equipped with the analytical skills necessary to support the rapid change and redesign that the U.S. healthcare system increasingly requires. Choose a program below to visit its website and learn more.
Master of Science in Health Services & Outcomes Research
The Master of Science in Health Services & 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.
Master of Science in Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety
Our Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety (HQPS) graduate programs educate and develop leaders who have the substantive knowledge and skills necessary to lead our changing healthcare system. Our executive-level training options include the master's degree, a certificate program and a faculty development program.
Master of Public Health
The Masters of Public Health (MPH) program trains students in a premiere, multidisciplinary educational environment for a variety of professional roles in public health, clinical care and health research. In our public health courses, students capitalize on close interaction with faculty leaders to advance their career goals.
Master of Science in Biostatistics
The Master of Science in Biostatistics is a one-year, full-time master’s program that provides graduate biostatistics training for students who intend to plan, direct and execute health research and/or analyze health data. Three concentration options address a variety of student goals: Population Health Analytics, Statistical Bioinformatics and Statistical Methods and Practice.
Master of Science in Epidemiology
The Master of Science in Epidemiology is a one-year, full-time master’s program that provides graduate training in epidemiologic research design and analysis for students who want to gain to necessary skills to successfully work in public health and/or clinical epidemiologic research.
Health Sciences Integrated PhD
The Health Sciences Integrated Program (HSIP) offers doctoral student training across multiple disciplines within the health sciences, spanning distinct tracks: health services and outcomes research, health and biomedical informatics, healthcare quality and patient safety, social sciences and health, and biostatistics. Students to receive rigorous interdisciplinary training needed for population and health research in the 21st century.
Northwestern-affiliated medical undergraduates, residents and fellows are eligible for special reduced tuition through the Feinberg School of Medicine. Faculty and staff at Northwestern University have access to reduced Northwestern tuition through their employee benefits. See each program website's section for prospective students for more specific information.