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 (PhD, MD, DMD) may apply with approval from student's program director.
  • Applicants should be faculty or staff at OHSU, Kaiser Permanente, Portland VA Medical Center or at other health care facilities in Oregon or the Northwest.
  • Applicants for the MCR degree program must be enrolled in the certificate track and in good standing or have completed the certificate track.


Certificate or Non-degree track:

All application materials are to be submitted to the HIP program coordinator by July 15th. Applications will be considered on a space available basis after this date. All applications are reviewed at one time and applications 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.   Applications may be submitted in the summer after completion of the first year as a certificate degree candidate in the HIP program and then on a revolving admission cycle after that. Application materials are to be submitted to the HIP program coordinator by July 15th for Fall term or on the opening date of registration for every other term after that based on the OHSU Graduate Academic Calendar (typically early November, February and May). 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