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Applying to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers multiple programs of study, detailed below.

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PhD Basic Biomedical Sciences Programs

The PhD is an umbrella program in the basic biomedical sciences. Students benefit from the opportunity to rotate in three research groups in their first year, prior to joining a specific group and program of study.

Programs within the PhD include:

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PhD Clinical and Population Health Research

The PhD is a transdisciplinary program with a focus on epidemiology, biostatistics and health services research.
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MD/PhD

The dual degree trains physician scientists who may choose either the basic and biomedical sciences or clinical and population health PhD track.
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Millennium PhD

UMass affiliated physicians who are interested in pursuing a PhD are welcome to explore this program option.
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Master's in Clinical Investigation

UMass affiliated clinicians can pursue a master's concentrating in population based clinical or bench-to-bedside translational research.
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Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

The NIH funded PREP prepares students for PhDs and MD/PhDs in biomedical science. Students may choose either the basic and biomedical sciences or clinical and population health track. 
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