Masters Degrees


Master of Science in Applied Health Behavior Research (AHBR)

The Master of Science in Applied Health Behavior Research (AHBR) is a 33-credit multidisciplinary program that focuses on the applied skills required for the development, management and evaluation of health behavior programs and research studies in academic, clinical, and community settings. The program creates long-term value and prepares graduates for new, or advancement in, careers in academic and hospital settings, not-for-profit organizations, government agencies, and private industry.

Applications are open on a rolling basis.

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Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI)

The Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) at Washington University is designed as a one to three year full- or part-time degree program for young investigators committed to pursuing academic careers in clinical research.  The unique program combines didactic coursework with mentored research and career development opportunities and provides students with the knowledge and tools to excel in the areas of clinical investigation most relevant to their careers.  Individuals who participate in a CRTC training program (i.e. Postdoctoral MTPCI, KL2, TL1 Intensive, or K12) are eligible to pursue the MSCI degree as their didactic course of study and do not need to complete a separate application. The MSCI is also available as a stand-alone program to individuals not participating in a CRTC training program.

Applications are open September 15-November 1 for January start date, and January 1-April 15 for Summer or Fall start date. (MSCI application is not required if applying to participate in MTPCI program.)

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Master of Population Health Sciences (MPHS)

The Master of Population Health Sciences (MPHS) at Washington University is a 33 credit graduate degree for young investigators interested in obtaining population-based clinical outcomes research expertise. Courses and assignments are structured to give you the foundation to excel in leading, designing, conducting, and moving research to applications in clinical settings.

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