Discover Your Graduate Degree in the OHSU School of Medicine

About Graduate Studies

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) offers outstanding opportunities for graduate studies across various disciplines from biomedical sciences, informatics, physician assistant studies, healthcare administration and more. Over the last decade there has been a tremendous interest and expansion of research programs at OHSU, which has grown into a world-class teaching hospital and research center that draws in students, scientists and patients from across the country, and around the world. At the same time, we retain our strong commitment to serving our local community.

Our vigorous programs and cutting edge research environment have created a unique opportunity for graduate education. Students can choose from a variety of PhD, masters and certificate programs, as well as internship opportunities. Graduate students are taught and mentored by Graduate Faculty, which is composed of more than 500 individuals and subject matter experts who are located in a variety of academic and research units across the School of Medicine and university. Overall, OHSU's internationally respected scientists bring in upwards of $450 million in funding for their projects each year, including numerous training awards for graduate students.

With three campus locations, OHSU offers a diverse learning experience for our students. Ongoing investments in research laboratories and technologies provide superb physical resources. These include the Marquam Hill campus with it numerous research buildings, the South Waterfront campus which includes the Center for Health & Healing and the state-of-the-art Knight Cancer Research Building, as well as our West Campus location which includes the Oregon Primate Center and the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute.

Valuing Diversity

At OHSU, we embrace the full spectrum of diversity, including age, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. We respect and support diversity of thought, ideas and more.

To fully leverage the richness of our diversity at OHSU, we strive to create, maintain and promote a community of inclusion. Inclusion means we honor, respect, embrace and value the unique contributions and perspectives of all employees, patients, students, volunteers and our local and global communities. It also includes removing barriers to individual success.

For more information about OHSU's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as resources available to students, see the Center for Diversity and Inclusion