University of Notre Dame

Graduate School

M.D./Ph.D. Joint Degree Program


323 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556

United States


(574) 631-9810

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.D./Ph.D. Joint Degree Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Medicine offer a joint MD/PhD degree for exceptional students interested in academic medicine. The program draws on the strengths of the medical faculty and the research excellence of the graduate program faculty to train scientists who can bridge the gap between clinical medicine and basic life sciences. To earn the joint degree, students complete the first two years of medical school at the South Bend Center for Medical Education (SBCME), located on the Notre Dame campus, and continue at Notre Dame for three more years to pursue the UniversityÆs doctoral degree through the Graduate School. The last two years of medical school are completed at the Indiana medical schoolÆs main campus in Indianapolis.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

Find Schools