- The MMS is an online, asynchronous, Distance Learning Program with no in-Canada requirements for students.
- It is designed to give students the freedom to work through their course material and research on their own time.
- The intent of the program is to equip physicians to do research relevant to their communities.
- Note: On the approval of the Post-Graduate Program Director, physicians currently enrolled in a NOSM post-graduate training program will also be eligible for admission to the MMS program.
Additional information for international applicants:
- Study Permits cannot be issued for this program.
- Currently in Canada as in international medical resident or fellow? Planning on coming to Canada for a medical residency or fellowship? You can apply to the program as an international student.
We will start accepting applications in January 2022.
Download the Applicant Checklist and make a timeline to prepare the required documents.
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- Contact Information
- Professional Appointments
- Awards and Honors
- Grants and Fellowships
MD degree transcript or WES or ECFMG verification if MD degree obtained outside of North America
If the language of instruction is not English, the transcript must be accompanied by a certified literal translation to English.
English proficiency test score, if applicable
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine Graduate Studies Programs accepts the following language tests with the required minimum scores as proof of English language proficiency:
Test scores are valid for two years from test date.
Depending on the test chosen, applicants can submit their test results with their application OR they can have the test results emailed to email@example.com. Students are responsible for the timely submission of their English language test scores to ensure their application is complete.
Three (3) academic letters of reference
Identify up to three (3) potential Faculty Supervisors
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the nature of your proposed research project. Depending on the nature of the research, you may need to identify an individual from your institution, your workplace or your community to be a member of your Supervisory Committee.
• a rationale for applying to the MMS program
• future application of the skills learned
• summary of previous research training (if any)
Proposed research statement
• overview of the proposed research
• rationale for the project
• the proposed location/area
Additional information can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions.