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About the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

At the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, we empower future leaders in the rapidly evolving world of biomedical sciences, public health policy, and health care. Our mission is to equip you with critical thinking and innovative technical skills that are highly sought-after in research, academia, industry, allied health care, consulting, finance, medical and scientific writing, as well as government and nonprofit organizations.

Located in the heart of New York City, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Icahn Mount Sinai offers prime opportunities and a vibrant multicultural community. Whether you’re seeking a well-rounded graduate education or aiming to launch a successful career, our location provides endless opportunities for internships, real-world fieldwork, and personal growth.

What sets us apart is our ability to attract multi-talented students from the world's best schools, creating a diverse and intellectually stimulating environment. We provide you with the very best resources and multidisciplinary training available, ensuring that you receive a comprehensive education that prepares you for success in your chosen field.

Through our former $2.25 billion strategic plan, we have made substantial technology investments to lead in areas of groundbreaking research. Our focus includes experimental therapeutics, emerging pathogens, high-performance computing, advanced imaging modalities, genomic infrastructure, big data analysis, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, and advancements in cancer research through our NCI-designated cancer center.

We take pride in offering an individualized training approach within a supportive learning environment. Despite our growth, we keep class sizes small to maintain a personalized learning experience. You'll enjoy the benefits of a close-knit community while having access to the vast scientific, clinical, and translational resources of a top medical school and hospital system. Our dedicated faculty place great emphasis on the quality of training and mentoring, ensuring your success as both a student and a human being.

We believe in innovative curriculum design that prepares you for the challenges of the future. Our courses integrate research methodologies and biostatistics, giving you a strong foundation in critical areas. You'll also have the flexibility to cross-register for advanced electives, tailoring your education to your specific interests and career goals. Our collaborations with esteemed academic and industry partners broaden your learning experiences, providing access to courses in mathematics, engineering, computer science, and other technical disciplines not offered at Icahn Mount Sinai.

Meet the Graduate School Dean