The College of Graduate studies offers admissions to 6 PhD and 4 MS programs in Biomedical Sciences.
- Ph.D. Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
- M.S. Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
- MD/Ph.D Application Deadline: October 1, 2022
Admission to the PhD Program
Students from diverse backgrounds seeking a PhD in Biomedical Science field apply for admission to the general undeclared Biomedical Science program. Students with a bachelor's degree in any of the biological, biochemical, engineering or physical sciences who have a strong desire to pursue research-oriented career are encouraged to apply. Their first year at Upstate includes core classes and three lab rotations, of the student's choosing, where they are exposed to a variety of research projects. Students then select a mentor and becomes affiliated with a degree-granting program at the end of their first year. These degree-granting programs include:
- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
- Cell & Developmental Biology
- Microbiology & Immunology
Admission to the MS Programs
Four programs in the College of Graduate Studies at Upstate Medical University offer M.S. degrees. Students enter these programs directly:
Our goal has been to train a diverse group of excellent students to become future leaders in biomedical research. We are able to provide options and tailor our students’ curriculum to meet their research interest. With world-class faculty and advanced research facilities, graduate students are prepared for successful careers as researchers, educators, and future leaders of the international biomedical workforce.
Admission to the MD/Ph.D Program
Each year the MD/PhD Program receives over 100 applications for approximately 5 positions in the entering class. Applications are accepted from U.S. citizens, permanent residents and foreign citizens who have completed at least 90 semester hours of coursework in the United States or Canada at an accredited institution.