THE MEDICAL SCHOOL AND THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY give a select number of students the opportunity to embark on an exceptionally rewarding and challenging career path. By enrolling in the combined degree program leading to the MD and PhD degrees, students can expect to become better scientists for their clinical experience while bringing a physician's perspective to their research. The University is one of 33 participating institutions in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) established by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the U.S. Public Health Service.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.