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The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers a range of graduate programs that provide advanced training in biomedical sciences and prepare students to become leaders in the academic sector, the biotechnology industry or in other areas related to biomedical research.

PhD Programs

The Basic Science Division offers five PhD programs: Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology; Genetics; Immunology; Molecular Microbiology; and Neuroscience. We welcome applications from US citizens, US permanent residents, and non-US citizens. Students who wish to pursue a PhD at GSBS must complete a bachelor's degree, preferably in the sciences, before beginning graduate school.

MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

This two-year Master's program welcomes applications from US citizens, US permanent residents, and non-US citizens. Students who wish to pursue a MS degree at our school must complete a bachelor's degree program, preferably in the sciences, before beginning graduate school.

Clinical & Translational Science MS and PhD Program

The Clinical Research Division offers MS and PhD degrees. Applicants to these programs are usually physicians, or other doctorally prepared individuals in the medical field.

MD/PhD Program

GSBS, in conjunction with the Tufts University School of Medicine, offers a combined MD/PhD degree program. The MD/PhD is designed for students who want to pursue careers as physician scientists. To be eligible for this program, individuals must complete the course requisites, the MCAT, and fulfill technical standards required by the medical school.

DVM/PhD Program

GSBS, in partnership with the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine provides an opportunity for a limited number of highly qualified students to pursue their DVM and their PhD in a coordinated fashion, stopping out of veterinary school in order to complete the PhD, then returning to Cummings to complete their clinical experiences.

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