Master of Science in Clinical Research

The Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) program at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, is a unique and valuable opportunity for students looking to make a meaningful impact in integrative medicine.

Our MSCR program stands out among the rest because NUNM students can research what piques their interests. Students are paired with experienced mentors who can help facilitate their clinical research project. This is a rare opportunity for students without a medical background to complete their master’s in clinical research.

This program is one of the few nationwide that focuses on the rigorous research and scholarship of integrative medicine, utilizing evidence-based research methods. With esteemed faculty comprising renowned complementary and alternative medicine physician-researchers, many of whom receive funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), you will be exposed to cutting-edge research and practical experiences. NUNM Clinical Research students engage in cross-disciplinary coursework, work on innovative research projects aligned with your interests, and develop the skills necessary for research methodology, study design, data collection, and analysis, enabling you to excel in various research career paths within integrative and holistic medicine. 

Graduates of our MSCR program are well-prepared to engage in research-related careers, including preparing for Ph.D. programs, MD programs, postdoctoral research positions, or seeking careers as physician-researchers in clinical environments. 

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2 Years

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