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Welcome to Medical Service Corps (MSC) Graduate Programs!


The Navy Medical Service Corps DUINS program offers a wide range of Fellowship and Masters/Doctorate level degree programs.  These opportunities are open to Officers in all 31 specialties in the Corps.

 The goals of DUINS are to:

  • Provide for maximum professional growth and use of abilities, aptitudes, interests, skills and knowledge
  • Develop highly qualified Medical Service Corps officers to ensure quality care in wartime, peacetime and for all contingencies
  • Develop Medical Service Corps officers for senior leadership roles in the future
Full Time Out-service opportunities are available for Fellowships and Degree programs at civilian companies and organizations and civilian College and University systems throughout the country.
Full Time In-service opportunities for Degree programs are available at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland and the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California. (War College opportunities are coordinated through the MSC BUPERS detailing section.)
In April of each year BUMEDNOTE 1520 is released listing all MSC DUINS opportunities for the next Fiscal Year.  It further expounds on the requirements and process of how to apply for each program.

Please click below to review the Academic Year 2023 (AY23) BUMED Note 1520 and applicable forms.

This list is not all-inclusive and it is possible that a specialty may not be trained in a given year, depending on the needs of the Navy.

DUINS Applications are due by 30 June 2022
MSC DUINS Selection Board Convenes: September 2022


BUMEDNOTE 1520 - AY 2023 MSC Officer-DUINS Degree and Non-Degree Programs - Pending SG signature
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Contact Information

Navy Medical Leader and Professional
Development Command
Building 1, 16th Floor, Room 16125
8955 Wood Road
Bethesda, MD 20889-5628
MSC Graduate Programs

MSC Graduate Programs,
Program Manager
Phone:  (301) 295-5777
DSN:  295-5777

MSC Graduate Programs
Program Specialist
Phone:  (301) 295-0624
DSN:  295-0624
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