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University of Pittsburgh    
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 12, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog

Graduate Programs

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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has a long tradition of research excellence and training by world-class faculty committed to mentoring the next generation of scientists. The School of Medicine offers a variety of programs leading to the Doctor of Philosophy, the Master of Science, or a certificate. In addition, it works with other schools of the University through collaborative graduate programs. The School of Medicine also offers an MD degree as well as a joint MD/PhD program enabling exceptionally able students to earn both degrees simultaneously. These programs are described in the First Professional Program section of the School of Medicine catalog.

Contact Information

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Office of Graduate Studies
M240 Scaife Hall
Fax: 412-648-1077

Degree Requirements

In addition to School of Medicine requirements, all University requirements as detailed in the Regulations Governing Graduate Study at the University of Pittsburgh section of this catalog apply.

Graduate Programs (PhD, MS, Certificate)


Biomedical Informatics (PhD, MS, Certificate)  

Biomedical Sciences (MS)  

Cancer Biology and Oncology (PhD)  

Computational Biology (PhD)  

Computational Biomedicine and Biotechnology (MS)  

Hearing and Vision Sciences (Certificate) 

Institute for Clinical Research Education  

Clinical & Translational Science (PhD)
Clinical Research (MS, Certificate)
Medical Education (MS, Certificate)

Integrative Systems Biology (PhD)  

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program  

Cell Biology & Molecular Physiology (PhD)
Cellular & Molecular Pathology (PhD)
Molecular Genetics & Developmental Biology (PhD)
Molecular Pharmacology (PhD)

Microbiology and Immunology (PhD)  

Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology (PhD)  

Neurobiology/Neuroscience (PhD)  




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