The PhD in Biomedical Sciences Program at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine prepares you with the training and tools you need to succeed as an independent researcher and also for a variety of other careers. Our program is highly personalized, allowing you to choose your own multidisciplinary training area (MTA), corresponding curriculum, and thesis research preceptor.
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Explore the core requirements, core training areas, advanced courses, and electives that make up our curriculum and program structure.
Students in this program can pursue cutting-edge education in six multidisciplinary training areas (MTAs). These MTAs are a core characteristic of graduate education and provide our students with the opportunity to expand their areas of study beyond the confines of one discipline.