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MSMS – Program Overview
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The Master of Science in Medical Science at National University of Health Sciences 

The MSMS program is a 3-trimester program tailored to support students seeking to strengthen their academic qualifications for admission into medical, dental, physician assistant, veterinarian, or other professional health care programs such as chiropractic and naturopathic programs.  

By expanding your academic portfolio, you can gain a solid foundation in health sciences and open up new opportunities for your desired health care career. The program’s curriculum closely resembles the structure, tempo, and rigor of a traditional first-year medical school program, effectively preparing you for success in your initial year of medical school. 

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Accelerated Program 

This 11-month, 42 credit hour program blends multiple learning environments to help you succeed in this fast-paced course. 

Flipped Classroom Approach 

Using a cutting-edge teaching method, students have access to pre-recorded and streamed live lectures and immersive discussions, interactive case studies, and collaborative group activities. 

Engaging and Adapted Learning 

During in-class sessions, you undergo real-time assessments using response clickers and interactive engagement tools. These tools empower you to gauge your grasp of the material. 

Campus Location and Facilities

National University is conveniently located 15 miles from the city of Chicago and its diverse neighborhoods, including the bustling Chinatown area with its rich tradition of herbal medicine shops and practitioners. The Chicagoland area is also home to one of the largest health care communities in the country with over 120 hospitals and hundreds of area clinics.

You’ll attend classes in a medical school environment amongst like-minded students who are earning their master’s and doctorate degrees in various health care fields. You’ll also have access to an Anatomage table which is today’s most technology advanced digital visualization system to study human anatomy. 

Janse Hall at NUHS

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