Saint Louis University

Contact the Center for Health Outcomes Research
Executive Director: Thomas Burroughs, Ph.D
Program Director: Divya Subramaniam, Ph.D
Main Phone: (314) 977-9300

The mission of the Saint Louis University Center for Health Outcomes Research (SLUCOR) is to be a national resource that informs health care and policy decisions with scientific information about quality and effectiveness.

Please review the information below for instructions on how to apply to the Master of Science in Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences program.

Beginning Term Application Deadline Application Deadline (International) Apply Online
Fall Rolling Rolling
(Advantages of the web application)
Spring Rolling Rolling
Summer No admittance No admittance

Required Application Materials

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a social science, biomedical science, or related discipline
  • Professional statement
  • A resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts from most recent degree(s)
  • Completed online application
  • Receipt of the $55 application fee

Required Additional Application Materials for International Students

Applicant Criteria

For reference, a successful candidate would likely have a GPA of 3.0 or better and place in the 75th or higher percentile on graduate standardized tests (GRE, GMAT, or LSAT)

The admissions committee reviews TOEFL scores for all international applicants.

Program Description

The Masters of Science in Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences program is an entirely online program created in response to the current healthcare climate and need for researchers trained in the areas of health outcomes research, health services research, and program evaluation to meet the changing needs of our healthcare system. The primary goal of the program is to enhance the regional and national workforce with analytical capabilities and expertise necessary to conduct health outcomes research.

Curriculum | Description

Upon completion of the MS in Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences curriculum, students will be able to:

  • Design, analyze and report results coming from clinical interventions, comparative effectiveness studies, clinical trials, observational studies and economic assessments;
  • Design and conduct systematic evaluations of health improvement programs;
  • Manage medical research projects from design through dissemination; and
  • Incorporate interdisciplinary methods to specific fields of study.

Credit Hours (36) | Description of Requirements

Career Possibilities | Career Services

About the Master of SLUCOR Faculty

SLUCOR's faculty members are nationally recognized for their scholarly research, teaching expertise, leadership and student mentorship. Faculty members come from a wide range of disciplines that brings multiple perspectives and knowledge to both research and teaching. All faculty members are actively involved in both research and teaching. The majority also serve as consultants to non-profit and for-profit organizations and corporations. This combination of academic expertise and real-world experience strengthens the relevance of our research. It also enables faculty to integrate theory, research and practice into the classroom to ensure that students receive an education they can use in their daily lives.

Our Program

SLUCOR offers graduate certificate, masters and doctoral degrees in Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences. For more information, please contact Dr. Divya Subramaniam at

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