The objective of the Doctorate in Clinical Sciences is to train professionals in clinical research that: 

  • Be recognized nationally and internationally for their ability to create medical knowledge at three possible levels: at an individual, institutional, and society levels.
  • Create a scientific production based on ethical principles, relevant to the understanding of human health-disease, health care systems, and public health.
  • Be leaders in prestigious organizations for the application of strategies aimed at decreasing inequity in healthcare and increasing the use of resources based on the best evidence.

 Program taught by professors with doctoral degrees and professional experience from Tecnológico de Monterrey’s School of Medicine.
 This program is accredited and duly recognized by national and international institutions such as:

  • Program duly accredited by CONACyT’s National Quality Graduate Programs/ Mexican Roster of Quality Graduate Programs/National Register of Quality Graduates or Padrón Nacional de Posgrado de Calidad (PNPC, Spanish).
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of the United States of America (SACS).
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey is duly accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (+1) 404-679-4500 for questions regarding Tecnológico de Monterrey’s accreditation.

Official validity by Mexico’s Ministry of Public Education

Educational Model

The active participation of students in their professional and personal training is promoted through individual and collaborative learning. This model also allows the student to build his or her knowledge with the guidance of professors who are experts in their professional fields and in teaching.
 Digital Library
 A collection of more than 90 thousand books and 53 thousand regular publications.

The Doctorate in Clinical Sciences is aimed at medical doctors who:  

  • Are graduates from a medical specialization from Tecnológico de Monterrey or other prestigious universities approved by the Interinstitutional Commission for the Training of Human Resources in Health (CIFRHS, Spanish) in areas related to the program. 
  • Are interested in continuing their academic training in the path of applied research in topics such as Cardiology, Hematology, and Cancer, Ophthalmology, Neurosciences, and Mental Health.
  • Wish to be trained as scientists for the development of clinical research projects in the areas of Health.


Face to Face


3 . 5 years


Campus Monterrey



The graduate of this program will be able to:

  • Apply in expert level strategies of search, selection and analysis of relevant knowledge in the area of expertise regarding aspects such as: mechanisms of disease (pathogenesis); detection, diagnosis or history of disease; therapeutic interventions, including trials with medicines or drugs; primary and secondary prevention and health promotion; human behavior; health services and epidemiology, among others.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative research methods and statistical tools for the development of scientific research to provide knowledge for regional or national issues in their field of expertise.
  • Obtain results of their research with critical - scientific thinking establishing clearly the potential application, as well each of its limitations and areas of opportunity.
  • Transfer knowledge through scientific products such as: articles, patents or technological developments that allow reducing the gap between scientific knowledge relevant and valid and its application at the patient´s bedside.
  • Develop protocols or clinical trials that comply with current regulations in bioethics, quality and safety, ensuring the integrity and dignity of patients and their families as well as the intellectual property of the findings.
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