University of Pittsburgh


The Master’s degree is viewed as a pleuripotential experience that offers a flexible program accommodating students entering with a variety of backgrounds and career goals, including an academic career for a doctorally-prepared health professional.


The University of Pittsburgh Biomedical Sciences Master's Program (BMP) aims to prepare future health sciences professionals and biomedical investigators with the training necessary for successful application to medical, dental, or graduate school. The BMP is a structured 32 credit-hour program designed to be completed in a 12-month period. Extended enrollment for up to 24 months will be considered for students requiring flexible part-time schedules. The program begins each fall term.


The Masters of Science in Clinical Research prepares health care professionals to engage successfully in the conduct of clinical research. Trainees complete the core curriculum, a 2-semester research design and development seminar, and the requirements for one of several specialty tracks that focus on research methodologies.


The Masters of Science in Medical Education prepares academically oriented health care professionals to become outstanding teachers, as well as practitioners, of medicine and other health-related professions. The program includes 30 credits of required courses, electives, and an independent project.


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Associate Dean, Dr. Horn

Students choose PITT graduate programs because we offer outstanding opportunities to advance the frontiers of biomedical science and health care.”
John P. Horn, PhD
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