Master's Degrees in Human Medicine in United States

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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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Studying in United States

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.

438 Human Medicine Master's degrees in United States

Master Speech and Hearing Sciences

The Speech and Hearing Sciences program is offered by Washington State University. program provides the basis for certification in speech-language pathology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the certificate of clinical competence or the CCC, and for state licensure.

M.Sc. Physician Assistant Studies

The Master of Physician Assistant Studies of Alderson Broaddus University has a long history of educating physician assistants.  The school was founded in 1968 by Dr. Hu C. Myers, our alumni are recognized nationwide for their high quality and professionalism.

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. Respiratory Care (Online)

The program is designed to provide the working Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), who holds a bachelor's degree, the opportunity to complete a Master of Science in Respiratory Care through an online program. The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) 2005 Human Resources Study reported there was an increase in the number of respiratory therapists with higher degrees. 

Graduate School Of Biomedical Sciences
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. Pathology

It is the mission of Indiana University School of Medicine to advance health in the state of Indiana and beyond by promoting innovation and excellence in education, research and patient care.

School of Medicine
M.Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The program emphasizes a clinical orientation, focusing on theory and skills in counseling (individual, group, and family), assessment, human behavior and development, diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, intervention methods, lifestyle and career development, legal and ethical responsibilities, and service-delivery systems.

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.  

Postgraduate Certificate Genetic Counseling

Northwestern University provides a strong foundation in core genetic counseling skills and identifies each student’s strengths in order to ignite the passion and lifelong commitment to learning that is critical to professional development.

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. Medical and Bioinformatics

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in medical and bioinformatics is a Professional Science Masters (PSM) program developed in parallel with the biostatistics and cell and molecular biology programs.The medical and bioinformatics program has strong analytics, teamwork, business, communication, project management, and ethics components, and includes an intensive health or life science internship.

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. Microbiology and Immunology

This one-year post baccalaureate program leading to the degree of Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology has been designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical sciences and to provide an in-depth educational experience to improve the probability of gaining admission to a postgraduate professional school such as medical, dental, veterinary schools or Ph.D. programs.

MMH Medical Humanities

Humanizing healthcare is the mission of the Medical Humanities program at Drew University. By the end of the programme, you will be transformed into a true professional of the domain.

Caspersen School of Graduate Studies
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. 

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.

Master Academic Medicine

The Master of Academic Medicine is offered through the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in collaboration with the Schools of Dentistry and Pharmacy. Our program employs a blended model, combining on-line coursework with on-campus face-to-face sessions, one week each February.

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
Master Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistants (PAs) are health care providers who practice medicine with physician supervision. PAs provide health care in a variety of practice settings, from family medicine to specialties.

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.M.E. Master of Medical Education

The Master in Medical Education program gives participants the opportunity to specialize in theory and practice of curriculum design, effective teaching, assessment, and other aspects of medical education. 

Master Physician Assistant Practice

The University of Dayton's Master of Physician Assistant Practice (MPAP) program will prepare you to become a knowledgeable, service-oriented and self-assured mid-level healthcare practitioner. Our program will use state-of-the-art technology blended with traditional hands-on experiences to provide our students with the best possible experience to prepare them for clinical practice.

M.Sc. Genetics

A graduate degree in Genetics from the University of Georgia will put students at the forefront of the current scientific revolution in the genetics field.

M.A. Audiology

The Master of Arts in Audiology is an advanced non-clinical degree program designed for those students seeking careers in hearing and acoustics. Those interested in becoming a licensed clinical audiologist should see the Doctor of Audiology program description and requirements described below.

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. Applied Gerontology

The Master of Science in Applied Gerontology prepares professionals to face the challenges of nationally and regionally aging populations. The program is built on theoretical foundations, supported by the practical application of service-learning, and integrating teaching, mentoring, research, and service. 

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. Basic Medical Sciences

The Biomedical Science Programs through the Wayne State University School of Medicine provide outstanding graduate education, student interaction and research opportunities across all of our programs. 

School of Medicine
M.Sc. Vision Science

Vision Science is a multidisciplinary field where basic scientists and clinicians focus on the discovery of new knowledge that will further our understanding of the eye and vision. This discovery includes virtually every scientific discipline where advances come from biologists, neuroscientists, optical engineers, epidemiologists, psychologists, optometrists, physicians and others

M.Sc. Gerontology

It combines the study of physical, mental, social, and spiritual changes that affect individuals as they age. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge and skills required for competent practice, with considerable attention given to understanding the social, cultural, and economic factors that affect services for this population.

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. Medical Biophysics

The Master’s Program in Medical Biophysics (MBPH) is designed for students who have backgrounds in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and engineering, and who are motivated to pursue training in biomedical research that emphasizes theoretical, computational, and experimental biophysical methods. 

MPAS Physician Assistant Studies

The Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program at Chatham University provides academic and clinical training that will prepare its graduates to be certified and licensed to practice as extenders to the practicing physician, especially the primary care physician, in a competent and reliable manner.

Master Physician Assistant Medicine

The MPAM program is new within Lynchburg’s Graduate Health Sciences. The program’s inaugural class enrolled in June 2015. The facilities located adjacent to campus were designed specifically to meet the needs of the PA Medicine students including state-of-the-art space for classrooms, a physical diagnosis lab and simulation training. The program will also utilize an anatomy lab that features flat screen monitors and twenty-one cadaver stations. Our faculty bring both experience in higher education and clinical practice to enhance the education that students will receive. Members of the local medical community will also serve as guest lecturers.

M.Sc. Speech Language Pathology

The master of science education program in speech-language pathology offered in the Division of Communication Disorders at the University of Wyoming is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

M.Sc. Dermatology

The mission of the Boston University Department of Dermatology is to serve as a leader in education, research, and patient care for skin health and diseases of the skin.

M.Sc. Human Genetics

The goal of the master’s program in human genetics is to provide training in human and molecular genetics. The program is designed to provide students with the skills required to advance to positions as researchers and trainers in a broad spectrum of positions in human and molecular genetics.

Master Kinesiology

Physical health and wellness is a complex subject, which means the study of exercise science combines facets of education, public health, nutrition, medicine, athletics and more. UVA's master's program in Kinesiology—Exercise Science will prepare you for a wide range of career options and a rewarding future promoting physical health.

School of Education
M.Sc. Human Genetics

The Department of Human Genetics offers graduate education in modern molecular genetics.  Ph.D. candidates enter the Department through one of the campus-wide programs: the Molecular Biology Program, the Biological Chemistry Program or the Neurosciences Graduate Program.

M.Sc. Tropical Medicine

The Tropical Medicine Master’s Degree Program provides students with a strong foundation in infectious disease microbiology and immunology and research experience in the field of Tropical Medicine.

M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The M.A. degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is CACREP accredited. Students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program take coursework in the areas of human development, legal and ethical issues of the profession, career development, appraisal methods, counseling theories, group work, practicum and research, and program evaluation. 

M.Sc. Rehabilitation Counseling

Rehabilitation counseling is a process whereby the counselor works collaboratively with an individual with a disability to understand existing problems, barriers, and potentials in order to facilitate the client’s effective use of personal and environmental resources for personal, social, career, and community adjustment.

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
M.A. Medicine, Science, and Technology Studies

The School of Social Ecology is an interdisciplinary academic unit committed to scholarly research and instruction that is informed by and contributes to knowledge in the social, behavioral, legal, and health sciences. It promotes discipline and boundary-crossing research and teaching that is inspired by pressing social problems and directed toward the betterment of society. 

M.Sc. Anatomy

The Anatomy Master’s Program is designed to prepare students for continuing their education in a professional degree program (e.g., MD, DDS, DPT etc.) or for research in a PhD program. The Anatomy Master’s Program also prepares graduates to teach Anatomy or pursue a career in a health-related industry.

MSD Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery program is at least one year in duration and does not involve participation in oral and maxillofacial surgery clinical care. The program requires that candidates complete a major research effort related to oral and maxillofacial surgery and/or oral biology.

M.Sc. Rehabilitation Science

Earn your master's degree in exercise science and health promotion with the health care-focused concentration for rehabilitation science. This graduate degree concentration focuses on research and current issues in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and biomechanical assessment.