About the MMSCI Degree

The Master Degree of Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) provides world-class training in the methods and conduct of clinical investigation for future leaders in patient-oriented research. This two-year degree program requires accepted students to move to Boston for the duration of the program. The model of instruction consists of three intensive workshops, “flipped classroom” series, and longitudinal seminar series. In addition to the traditional learning of biostatistics, epidemiology and study design, the goal of the program is to help student develop critical thinking, writing and presentation skills, and experience in leadership and management.

After completing this program, scholars will be able to:

  • Construct focused research questions and formulate testable hypotheses 
  • Design and implement well-designed clinical research studies
  • Analyze, interpret, and present clinical research data
  • Lead and manage team-based and individual projects
This program runs from July 9, 2018 to May 28, 2020. Download the full program schedule here
    Program Overview with Ajay Singh
    Program Overview with Ajay Singh
    • Why Choose a Harvard Medical School Master's Program?

      Since its establishment in 1782, Harvard Medical School has become synonymous with excellence in biomedical research, education, and clinical care. Our world-class faculty continually push the boundaries of science and innovation as we strive to fulfill our mission to alleviate human suffering caused by disease.

      Consistent with this mission, the (MMSCI) program aims to train and nurture the next generation of world leaders in patient-oriented research. The curriculum is delivered by leading Harvard clinical research faculty, whose expertise in patient-oriented investigation provide an unrivaled learning experience, thereby ensuring the success of each individual student. We invite you to join our academic community at Harvard Medical School and experience a program that will excite, challenge, and inspire as you embark on one of the most important journeys of your medical career.

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