Doctor of Medicine Programs
Additional Graduate Programs
Graduate Medical Education
The School offers two general tracks for medical students: a combined BA/MD and a MD program. The majority of students are enrolled in the combined program. Clinical experience and hands-on learning are integrated throughout all years of the program, teaching students the fundamentals of medicine during the first two years, and increasing patient and physician interaction and student responsibility in a clinical setting during the last four years. MD application deadline August 1.
Graduates of the MSA program have a 100 percent job placement rate as anesthesiologist assistants. This is one of 10 anesthesiologist assistant programs in the country and only one of the few housed within a medical school. Students complete clinical rotations at hospitals and health care facilities throughout Missouri and the Midwest. Application deadline May 1.
Students combine classroom and clinical training to prepare physician assistants to work in a variety health care settings. Physician assistants work under the supervision of a physician, diagnosing and treating illnesses, prescribing medication, ordering and interpreting lab tests, performing procedures, providing patient education and counseling, making rounds in health care centers and assisting in surgery. Application deadline August 1.
The Master of Health Professions Education and Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education provide a strong foundation in teaching and assessment for educators from across the health professions discipline. All courses emphasize the application of educational theory to real world health instruction. The program is a collaboration between the schools of Education and Medicine. Application deadline August 1.
Biomedical informatics uses biomedical data for scientific inquiry, problem solving and decision making. The Master of Science in Bioinformatics equips graduates with the skills necessary to leverage informatics in the pursuit of patient-centered, health related research. The degree offers an emphasis in clinical research, computational or genomics study. The program also offers a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research and participates in an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Application deadline August 1.