University of Central Florida

Graduate Studies

Biomedical Sciences


University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program is an interdisciplinary program in the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Medicine. The five participating units include the Molecular Biology and Microbiology Department, Biology Department, Chemistry Department, Nanoscience and Technology Center and the Biomolecular Science Center. The program provides doctoral education and training at the interface between the biological and physical sciences. This training produces scientists who are not only capable of doing independent research, but who can also work as part of interdisciplinary teams to solve important problems in biomedical sciences.

International Student Requirements:

In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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