Degree Programs

PhD Program
The PhD program provides cutting-edge research education in nine multi-disciplinary training areas (MTAs).

MD/PhD Program
This program educates future physician-scientists in a rigorous integrated joint degree program in an environment that promotes cutting-edge research.

Graduate Program in Public Health
This program is designed to educate our graduates to prevent disease, protect the environment, and promote good health in partnership with the populations they serve.

MS in Biomedical Sciences
The MS in Biomedical Sciences aims to attract students who have completed their undergraduate degree with a major in the sciences.

MS in Genetic Counseling
We prepare genetics counselors with the knowledge and skills necessary to positively impact patients’ lives. World-renowned faculty and train educate our students with the most culturally diverse patient population in the country.

MS and PhD Clinical Research
This program provides exceptional training in clinical and translational research for health science professionals interested in developing a career in research.

Physician Scholars PhD Program
An MD/PhD program designed to train physician scientists by merging clinical training (during residency/fellowship) and PhD training. This program is intended for students who developed an interest in research after they had a clear clinical focus.


Non-Degree Programs

Post Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) aims to increase the enrollment of underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students in PhD or MD/PhD programs and who will eventually pursue research careers in biomedicine.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is targeted to top-ranked undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing careers as physician-scientists (MD/PhD) or PhD research scientists