Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Translational Research

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About the program

The Translational Research Program (TRP), is a graduate degree program developed at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, that has created a framework and curriculum to train highly skilled personnel who are able to:

  • generate new ideas;
  • apply creative problem-solving; and
  • navigate complexities and ambiguities associated with the translation of knowledge into patient-centric innovations that improve medicine, health and care.  

The Master of Health Science (MHSc) In Translational Research is a two-year (five-term) course-based professional degree that requires 8.0 full course equivalents (FCE) and the completion of a capstone project.


You must have:

  • Four-year Honour’s BA or BSc, graduate, or MD degree from a recognized university
  • Academic credentials and background preparation appropriate to the field of study
  • A- average in three of the last four years of study (including the final year)

You also need to have significant capacity for:


  • Exceptional achievement
  • Research curiosity
  • Passion
  • A depth of professional experiences

How to apply

Important deadlines for Fall 2021 start.

Domestic students

Application deadline: June 11, 2021

Documentation deadline: June 25, 2021

International students

Application deadline: May 14, 2021

Documentation deadline: May 28, 2021

See Application information on the Translation Research Program (TRP) website for full details on how to apply.