Academics

Preparing students for exciting careers in biomedical research

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Preparing students for exciting careers in biomedical research

Apply to GSBS

GSBS offers PhD and MS and Certificate programs designed to fit the needs of students interested in pursuing careers in biomedical sciences. Our programs prepare students for careers in academia and the biotechnology industry.

We also offer non-degree programs to expose undergraduates to science, ready post-baccalaureates for graduate training and support an IRACDA postdoctoral training program.

PhD Programs

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Basic Science PhD Programs

We offer seven different training opportunities leading to a PhD in a biomedical science disciple. These programs prepare students for research-focused careers in academic institutions of higher learning or in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.

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MD/PhD Training

The PhD portion of the MD/PhD program is completed at GSBS. All GSBS PhD programs are open to MD/PhD students.

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PhD in Clinical Research

The Clinical Research Division offers a PhD in Clinical and Translational Research. The additional training provided by a PhD in Clinical and Translational Science positions these individuals for academic careers focused on patient-centered research.

Explore our PhD Programs

MS & Certificate Programs

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MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

The MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development prepares students for careers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry or for additional study at the PhD level.

Non-Degree Options

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Undergrad Research

Our NIH-funded summer research program, Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences, is a 10-week residential program. Our Pathway to the PhD is a winter intersession program in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts - Boston.

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IRACDA Postdoctoral Program

Our NIH-funded IRACDA program provides talented postdoctoral scholars with the career skills needed to succeed in academic biomedical research.

As times have changed, GSBS has worked to be sure the programs it offers reflect the changing biomedical landscape and the needs of our students. Some programs have closed, although all students in these programs have completed their degrees. As closures have occurred, new, exciting programs have emerged.

Learn more about our legacy programs and the student achievements in these programs.

 Legacy Programs