University of New Mexico

School of Medicine

Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BSGP)


Teacher Education, Hokona 103

1924 Las Lomas NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Biomedical Sciences; MD/Ph.D.-Biomedical Sciences, M.S.-Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The BSGP consists of the MS and the PhD Programs. This program offers you an exciting opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the biomedical sciences in a spectacular southwestern setting of unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural heritage and geographic diversity. The Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is an integrated departmental program. It provides students with a broad-based, one-year core curriculum followed by focused course work and thesis/dissertation research. Research is conducted in faculty laboratories in the various basic science departments in the School of Medicine. In addition to our School of Medicine faculty, the BSGP is complemented by affiliated faculty in the UNM College of Pharmacy, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute and Los Alamos National Laboratory who may direct graduate student research. To receive their degree, students fulfill the requirements of the BSGP in one of six areas of research.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

International students must take the TOEFL and score at least 92 on the internet-based, 237 on the computer-based, or 580 on the paper-based test.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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