Medical Health Sciences
Prepare for the next step in your healthcare career with the Master of Science in Medical Health Sciences degree. This challenging program will evaluate your readiness and prepare you for future coursework. You will build a solid foundation for your career whether it is medical school, optometry, podiatry, physician assistant, dentistry, or pharmacy.
At Touro Nevada, preparing you for your future is our focus. Your courses are taught by the same faculty teaching medical and physician assistant students.
Your success in the Medical Health Sciences program can assist you with the application process for Touro Nevada programs including Osteopathic Medicine, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy.
If you have dreams of attending medical school, desires to accelerate your path to your degree, and save time and money, this program is for you. Touro Nevada provides an application review, personalized academic advising, and will waive the MCAT requirement for an interview for the DO program.
Touro Nevada was established to help address critical needs in healthcare and education, and as a resource for community service in the state of Nevada. Come be a part of our family.
- Baccalaureate degree or higher
- Minimum cumulative and science GPA of 2.9 or higher
- Prerequisites in biology, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and math/computer science
- Complete required coursework with a grade of C or better
You must complete a Touro application and submit a $75 nonrefundable application fee.
You will also need to submit transcripts, a personal statement, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a signed technical standards document.
Student Spotlight: Niyat Teweldebrhan
“One of the reasons I wanted to go to PA school is because I want to serve the underserved populations; the populations I come from.”Niyat Teweldebrhan Medical Health Sciences 2018 Graduate and Physician Assistant Studies student, Class of 2020
Our local community is in need and Touro Nevada answers the call. You will join a team of selfless volunteers that work to forge a healthier future for the families and residents of our region.
Meet Our Director
Many programs at Touro Nevada are centered around one specific discipline. However, in the Medical Health Sciences Program, our goal is to prepare you for a wide range of careers in healthcare. Providing you with a foundation of basic science classes, taught by faculty from the College of Osteopathic Medicine, you will not just learn about the medical field but also how to be a successful college student. Simply put, your growth is our central focus at Touro Nevada.
You will be challenged and motivated to demand more of yourself. Our students and faculty are a family and you will never have to take on a task alone. You will join a community that truly supports each other in reaching their goals. Here, you will impact your community, elevate your peers, and grow academically, professionally, and personally.
If you are ready to challenge yourself and prepare for your future, I welcome your application to the Medical Health Sciences Program.
Dr. Steven Prinster
The Medical Health Sciences Program is a master’s degree-granting medically-oriented program designed to enrich the academic base and skills of prospective medical students while strengthening their credentials for admission to doctoral schools and preparing them for their professional lives.
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