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Master of Science in Health Services and Outcomes Research

The HSOR master’s curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful careers in academic medicine and other research organizations. Coursework emphasizes quantitative and qualitative research skills, grant writing and writing for peer-reviewed journals.

The master’s program will provide you with the training needed to develop and disseminate evidence to improve the U.S. healthcare system.”

Megan Colleen McHugh, PhD
Director, HSOR
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Megan Colleen McHugh, PhD


The HSOR program prepares students to conduct methodologically sound research aimed at improving healthcare access, delivery and outcomes; create and disseminate new knowledge; and secure grant funding to support their research.

Program Length: 1 to 2 years, full- or part-time

Program Size: Typically 20 incoming students per year

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Eligibility and Program Requirements

For information on requirements and eligibility, please visit the program website's Admissions page.