Northwestern Master of Science in

Reproductive Science and Medicine (MS-RSM)

MS-RSM is a full-time, terminal Master of Science degree focusing on human reproductive biology and medicine. The program offers reproductive science coursework, including a hands-on laboratory course, as well as professional development. The program also includes mentored research with Northwestern University faculty, and students will be part of a vibrant community of reproductive scientists through the Center for Reproductive Science. 

Alumni of the program have gone on to:

  • Advanced Training (MD, PhD, MSTP, PharmD, residency)
  • Research Careers (laboratory management, research operations, bench science)
  • Clinical Careers (embryology, andrology, clinical research, regulatory and compliance)
  • Consulting Careers (industry, pharmaceuticals)

What can you expect from this program?

  • Complete foundational and professional development courses
  • Perform hands-on research in Thesis or Non-Thesis tracks of study
  • Explore specialized Thesis track concentrations (Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Fertility Preservation)
  • Engage with the Center for Reproductive Science
  • Train with clinical, basic and translational science leaders


Deadline March 31, 2021

Rolling Admissions begin in January 2021