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Master of Science in Medical Health Sciences

50%+
MSMHS graduates accepted into COM program
1 year
Time it takes to complete your MSMHS degree
1,324
alumni and counting!

Touro's MSMHS degree opens many healthcare-related doors of opportunity and provides an outstanding introduction to the demands of medical school. Our carefully-constructed program is a strong, challenging biomedical science education that is complemented by a mentored research internship experience.

A Degree That Moves You Forward

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Master of Science in Medical Health Sciences

Our Medical Health Sciences program allows students to strengthen their health sciences foundation while giving them a look at the rigors and demands of medical school, as well as bolsters their resume for medical school application.

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What You'll Learn

You’ll learn basic sciences:

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Immunology and Microbiology

Research topic areas include:

  • Microbiology
  • Ion channels
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer's
  • Neuronal development
  • Obesity

MSMHS Leadership

Alan Miller

Dr. Alan Miller, PhD

Dr. Alan Miller, PhD, has been program director for the MSMHS program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Dr. Miller received his Bachelor of Science Degree in physics from Brown University. He received his Master of Science Degree also in physics from New York University and his PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of California, Irvine.

Our Mission

The Mission of the TUCOM's MSMHS program is to provide opportunities to enhance a student's credentials for entry into healthcare and scientific professions by offering a strong, challenging biomedical science core curriculum that is complemented by a mentored research internship experience.

The curriculum is enhanced by a campus environment providing opportunities to participate in an exciting array of extracurricular clinical, education, research, and community service activities available to Touro students.

Accreditation

Touro University California is accredited by the Accrediting Commission on Higher Education for Senior Colleges and Universities, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

This Is Medical Health Sciences

Alumni

Student-Doctor Earns National Recognition

Amrit Banga, a Graduate of the Master of Science in Medical Health Sciences Program, Received the Sterling Welch, DO Scholars Award

Students

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