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Health Sciences Master’s Degrees

Prepare for success in health care with a nationally ranked education

At Creighton you can expect a leading-edge interprofessional education that reflects the future of health care. The innovative interprofessional approach builds collaboration across professions so that you can deliver better care and improve the patient experience.

Work Side by Side with Faculty

In our master’s programs, you’ll work side by side with faculty members who are dedicated teachers committed to your success. And you’ll learn to be a compassionate health care professional through the Jesuit values of academic excellence, social justice, service to others and cura personalis. A master’s degree from Creighton will ensure that you’re ready to positively impact the world.

Explore your options for a master’s degree in health sciences

Click through below to learn what the program covers, its duration, method and more.

Emergency Medical Services (MS)

  • Ideal students for this program are EMS and healthcare professionals with at least three years of experience in EMS. This program prepared students for leadership roles requiring administration, education and training, planning, and research and development.

Medical Physics (MS)

  • This program provides didactic training in the fundamentals of medical and health physics, radiobiology, radiological physics and radiation dosimetry, nuclear medicine, medical imaging, as well as research (thesis option) and clinical experience (clinical rotations in local hospitals) to provide the experience needed by practicing medical physicists.

Medical Sciences (MS)

  • The program curriculum has two tracks: clinical anatomy and biomedical sciences. The School of Medicine coursework covers human gross anatomy and neuroanatomy, pathology, surgery, radiology, histology, and embryology as related to clinical practice. Students have opportunities to dissect the entire body, to attend autopsies and surgeries, and to participate in case-based discussions of regional anatomy.

Occupational Therapy/Rehabilitation (MS)

  • This program, led by School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, is for individuals who have earned a degree in occupational therapy, physical therapy or a rehabilitation-related field outside of the U.S. as an undergraduate student. The clinical focus is on the occupational therapy role in musculoskeletal, neurological, and psychosocial disorders across the lifespan. The academic focus is preparing students to take leadership roles as faculty, managers, and clinical experts.

Oral Biology (MS)

  • The graduate program in Oral Biology is a program of study culminating in the Master of Science degree. The proposed program is flexible and will foster an interdisciplinary approach using School of Dentistry research, courses and facilities to cater to the needs of individual students. A research project will be required. The program will be geared towards providing a sound didactic basis for students interested in pursuing dentistry as a profession. It will also provide research opportunities and teaching experience in an effort to model graduate students for an academic career as clinician educators and academic dentists.

Physician Assistant (MPAS)

  • Motivated by the School of Medicine’s mission, this program will foster a tradition of excellence by transforming learners into compassionate physician assistants who are dedicated to exemplary patient care.

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