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Graduate Healthcare Education for the 21st Century

Patient-centered learning in the sciences. Team-oriented, interdisciplinary, hands-on experiences in the art of patient care. The colleges and academic programs at Midwestern University skillfully blend these critical components into the outstanding professional education that will take you into 21st-century healthcare practice.

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
  • Osteopathic physicians combine the art and science of medicine to treat the whole patient. At Midwestern University, you will learn how to practice medicine at the highest level and make a difference in people’s lives.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)
  • Prepare for a fascinating career in drug therapies and prescription management, hospital and health system work, specialty care, managed care, and more.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
  • From our integrated basic science preparation to our simulation-based preclinical training, you will be a valuable member of the team providing patient-centered care at our dental clinics on your way to becoming a well-qualified general dentist.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)
  • The profession of optometry is as rewarding as it is diverse. Immerse yourself in the fascinating field of vision science in preparation for treating patients at our eye clinics.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D)
  • Learn from expert faculty clinicians who will teach you the diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultative skills you need to become a valuable member of the healthcare team.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.)
  • Train to prevent, diagnose, and treat foot and ankle disorders, diseases, and injuries at the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine. Podiatrists experience the education of a medical specialist, the variety of a general practitioner, and the freedom of an entrepreneur.
  • Arizona
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.)
  • Train to be at the forefront of veterinary medicine and be part of the future of human healthcare through One Health.
  • Arizona
  • Master of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies (M.M.S.)
  • Our rigorous curriculum focuses on evidence-based medical practices and essential decision-making skills with the guidance of caring faculty mentors to prepare for a rewarding career as a Physician Assistant.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
  • Physical Therapists are patient advocates combining evidence-based treatments with independent judgments and critical thinking skills. Midwestern University offers you the comprehensive education required to prepare you for your essential role as part of the healthcare team.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (D.N.A.P.)
  • The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (D.N.A.P.) offers Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) a doctoral degree that specifically addresses patients, community, and practice-oriented elements such as health organizations and systems analysis, education process, and research.
  • Arizona
  • Master of Nurse Anesthesia (M.S.)
  • Nurse anesthetists manage anesthesia delivery in concert with physicians and other healthcare professionals in a number of environments, including urban and rural hospitals, same-day surgery centers, pain clinics, and more. Midwestern University offers two-year master’s degree and Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice completion programs.
  • Arizona
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
  • The College of Health Sciences is pleased to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program. This terminal degree has two specialty tracks which builds upon each student's educational and professional work experience. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP) track is for master's prepared nurse practitioners who are nationally certified within this specialty area. The Nurse Executive track is for master's prepared nurse leaders.
  • Arizona
  • Master of Science in Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.)
  • This graduate nursing degree educates baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses to assess, diagnose and manage acute, chronic, and complex health needs of individuals through adolescence (age 13 and older), adulthood, and end of life as primary care providers in a global health care system.
  • Arizona
  • Post-Master's Certificate/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track (Certificate)
  • This advanced practice nursing track educates master’s prepared advanced practice nurses to expand their current scope of practice in order to assess, diagnose and manage acute, chronic, and complex health needs of individuals through adolescence (age 13 and older), adulthood, and end of life as primary care providers in a global health care system.
  • Arizona
  • Master of Science in Nurse Leadership in Global Health (M.S.N)
  • This graduate nursing program educates baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses to become executive nurse leaders in direct and indirect roles within global health and complex care systems.
  • Arizona
  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy (O.T.D.)
  • Improving the daily lives of patients is what Occupational Therapists do through responsive, evidence-based treatments. You will hone your therapeutic skills and develop your independent judgment and leadership abilities along the way.
  • Illinois
  • Master of Occupational Therapy (M.O.T.)
  • The Master of Occupational Therapy Program offers a balanced combination of foundational, clinical, and research coursework designed to foster therapists who are self-directed, thoughtful, and caring professionals who provide occupational therapy services in the home, community, and clinical practice settings.
  • Arizona
  • Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.)
  • The Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology degree at Midwestern University provides you the academic, research, and clinical experiences needed to be leaders in your field and ready to improve the lives of others.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Master of Science in Cardiovascular Science (M.S.)
  • As a perfusionist, you play an integral role in intricate and advanced medical procedures such as open-heart surgery. Your two-year master’s degree prepares you to operate heart-lung machines and other advanced surgical devices.
  • Arizona
  • Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences (M.A.)
  • Get ready for graduate-level studies in a variety of healthcare careers through this one-year Master of Arts program in the Biomedical Sciences.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Master of Biomedical Sciences (M.B.S.)
  • Learn skills to obtain positions in research and lab settings in the biotech or pharmaceutical industries with a two-year Master of Science degree.
  • Arizona
    Illinois
  • Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
  • Tailored to meet your needs, Midwestern University’s online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program offers a flexible format designed to be completed either as a dual degree paired with a healthcare professional degree program or as a stand-alone 2-year degree (the stand-alone option will be available for 2022 enrollment).
  • Arizona
    Illinois