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A Message from the Director


Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Medical Science (MSMS) Program at Indiana University School of Medicine! This program guides and supports learners in preparation for success in a medical curriculum through graduate-level coursework that is supported by both a robust learning and teaching environment, which includes experiences in didactic instruction, problem-based learning and research. In alignment with the School’s core values, the MSMS program offers a positive and inclusive experience and environment that embodies excellence, respect, integrity, diversity and cooperation. Additionally, faculty and staff at IU School of Medicine are committed to enhancing the curricular design and support services to optimize the experience of all learners and to best prepare them for a successful career.

IU School of Medicine is uniquely equipped to prepare the next generation of healers to transform health and wellness in the State of Indiana and beyond. With more than 60 departments and specialty divisions, IU School of Medicine is nationally recognized for work in critical areas of biomedical research and success in several clinical specialties. The School hosts statewide clinical partnerships for patient care across nine campuses, providing collaborative learning with information resources and expertise that are vital for preparing medical professionals, advancing care and accelerating science.

I, along with the entire MSMS Program faculty and staff, invite you to further explore the program and reach out with any additional questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Warmest regards,


Vicki L. Bonds, MS, MEd
Health Professions and Pre-Doctoral Programs
Indiana University School of Medicine