Application Information


For admission to certificate, masters or non-degree track the applicant must meet the following requirements:
  • Applicants must have acquired an MD, MD/PhD, DO, DDS, DMD, DC, PharmD, OD, or an ND; have a PhD with clinical responsibilities or interest in patient-oriented research; or be a doctorally-trained nurse. Graduate students already enrolled in doctoral programs at OHSU, PSU, OSU or UO (PhD, MD, DMD) may apply with approval from student's program director.
  • Applicants should be faculty or staff at OHSU, the Portland VA Medical Center, PSU, OSU or UO or at other health care facilities in Oregon or the Northwest.
  • Applicants for the MCR degree program must be enrolled in or have completed the HIP certificate track or in the OHSU Physician-Scientist Experience and in good standing.


Certificate or Non-degree track:

Due: July 16th. Applications will be considered on a space available basis after this date. All applications are reviewed at one time and applicants will be notified of admission decisions by mid-August.

Master of Clinical Research track:

Only currently enrolled students in the HIP certificate track may apply for the MCR Track. Submit in the summer after completing the first year as a HIP certificate student and then on a revolving admission cycle after that. Due July 15th for Fall term or on the opening date of registration for any other term after that (see OHSU Academic Calendar). Applicants will be notified of admissions decisions as soon as possible before the end of the registration window for the starting term.

Application Instructions

Certificate track application instructions

Non-degree track application instructions

MCR track application instructions

Further Information

Program Track Descriptions

Course Information

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