Why Choose Vanderbilt?

  • Competitive financial awards. Learn more about financial awards including Centennial PhD Fellowships and service-free tuition scholarships.
  • An innovative, state-of-the-art curriculum that includes two study tracks: Clinical Research and Health Services Research
  • Nationally recognized faculty
  • A personalized plan of study tailored to your research interest
  • Strong mentorship and small classes that allow individual attention
  • Online/Distance Learning Format - our course work is delivered using Internet supported technology with limited on-campus visits
  • Multiple opportunities to work with scholars and researchers from across the Vanderbilt campus and nation
  • The Vanderbilt credential is recognized in the health care sector around the world
  • We will only accept you if we have the faculty actively engaged in your area of research