Fees & Financial Support

The Master's Program is a minimum two-year course of study, requiring registration for seven quarters (summer, fall, winter, spring in the first year and fall, winter, spring in the second year). Fees for 2023-2024 are $32,352. Fees for 2024-25 are pending confirmation from the University of California, Office of the President; fees may increase. Students who require additional time in the program will be charged on a per quarter basis. Fees are subject to change without notice and do not include health insurance, books, supplies, or software. For students who need to purchase health insurance, please visit UCSF Student Health and Counseling Services website for assistance.

Please refer to the Advanced Training in Clinical Research section of Office of the Registrar fee page for further details.

Selected applicants will be eligible to have their fees offset by a Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Scholarship of up to $4,000 the first year. In the second year, a $2000 scholarship will be provided to students in good standing who are making timely progress towards graduation requirements  (Note: This is subject to change.)

Applicants who meet the following criteria will be eligible for the fee offset:

  1. Demonstrated excellence in the performance of academic work and clinical care, based on prior transcripts, publications and letters of recommendation. This criterion will be evaluated by the Master's Degree Program Admissions Committee; and
  2. Concurrent enrollment in a University of California-sponsored residency or postdoctoral fellowship program that is recognized by the University of California Office of Graduate Medical Education; or being a registered student in one of the professional schools or graduate programs at the University of California (in a program other than the TICR Program); or holding a full-time salaried University of California faculty, academic or staff position. Individuals will be asked to provide proof of University of California status.

Financial Assistance

Prospective students in need of financial assistance should contact the UCSF Graduate Division financial support office.