University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus

School of Medicine

Medical Sciences

Address:

Gobernador Piñero

San Juan, PR 00921

United States

Phone:

1-787-758-4639

Fax:

1-787-767-8693

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Anatomy; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Pharmacology; or Toxicology, Master of Science in Anatomy; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Pharmacology; or Toxicology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The institution comprises a system of University colleges, regional colleges, and other units located throughout the island. The Medical Sciences Campus is located on the grounds of the Puerto Rico Medical Center and grant degrees in all the principal fields of health sciences.

The Master of Science program normally takes two to three years of study, whereas the Ph.D. program may take four to five years. The division collaborates with the Department of Biology of the Rio Piedras campus in sponsoring an intercampus Ph.D. program in biology. The graduate faculty members are committed to interdisciplinary collaboration between basic and clinical scienists in order to broaden the exposure of the students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999