Oregon Health & Science University grants the state's only doctoral degrees in medicine, nursing, dentistry, and health-focused engineering. Doctoral degrees in pharmacy are granted in partnership with Oregon State University. In addition, OHSU provides many specialized research programs unique to the region and educates master's-level, undergraduate and certificate students in a broad spectrum of health and information sciences.
School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry offers a doctorate in dental medicine along with five advanced specialty education programs: endodontology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and periodontology.
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School of Medicine
The School of Medicine offers doctorates in medicine and philosophy, masters in science, public health and physician assistant studies and combined degrees.
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School of Nursing
The School of Nursing offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and continuing education programs, along with virtual education opportunities for nursing degrees along with specializations.
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School of Public Health
Oregon Health & Science University and Portland State University have established a School of Public Health that builds on the success of the Oregon Master of Public Health program. By leveraging the unique and shared strengths of both universities, we are poised to meet the evolving public health needs of Oregon and beyond.
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College of Pharmacy
The College of Pharmacy offers the Doctor of Pharmacy degree that allows you to work as a pharmacist anywhere in the United States, whether it be advising other healthcare professionals, working in regional districts for nationwide retail, assisting with relief response, or owning a private pharmacy.
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Other Healthcare Professional Programs
Healthcare Professional Programs at OHSU encompass a range of undergraduate and graduate programs offered through the OHSU School of Medicine and in collaboration with the Oregon Institute of Technology. Students have diverse career goals, but a single purpose -- caring for people.
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Educating a new generation of professionalsOHSU's programs offer world-class education for tomorrow's doctors, dentists and nurses; for scientists and engineers; and for a vast array of other healthcare professionals. Its schools, colleges and numerous continuing education programs create vibrant context for lifelong learning. And OHSU's mission to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians instills in our students a commitment to serve the communities where they live and work.
What education at OHSU means for Oregon
OHSU is Oregon's only academic health center and plays a vital role in educating the professionals who can meet the needs of the state and its citizens. The university continually assesses healthcare shortages in every region of the state. Based on those assessments, OHSU develops curricula and policies designed to improve the geographic distribution of healthcare professionals in Oregon. We train providers in high-demand specialties and inspire future clinicians to practice in parts of the state where their skills will be needed most.