Requirements are intentionally broad to allow students to select concentration areas related to their specific career goals. Elective courses may be chosen from within the department or from among the many course offerings in other departments on both the Charles River (main) and Medical Campuses.

Specialty Tracks

Our program offers two specialty tracks* to meet a range of student interests and needs:

  • Research: Requires a research-based thesis, usually completed in two years (33 credits)
  • Accelerated:  Requires a critical literature review, can be completed in one year (33 credits)

*Curriculum requirements will vary depending on track selected. Visit the individual track pages for complete details.