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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!

TUC'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 Toward Your Goal

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Master of Science in Medical Health Sciences

Touro University California's rigorous 12-month MSMHS program is designed to make you a stronger medical school candidate. MSMHS students who meet eligibility criteria and maintain

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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

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Dr. Alan Miller, PhD

Dr. Alan Miller, PhD, has been program director for 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.

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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

School News

Graduation comes to Memorial Auditorium

For the first time in two years, graduates will be able to accept their degrees in person, joining more than 6,000 alumni.

Events, Research

Research Day 2022 - "Implementation Science"

Touro University California’s 22nd annual Research Day will be hosted April 20 in a virtual format.

Alumni, Press Releases

TUC’s Teekz Yenpasook Recognized as 2021 National…

Teekz Yenpasook was awarded for his ongoing work promoting social justice and health equity for underrepresented populations

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