University of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Medical Scientist Training Program

Address:

3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.

Fort Worth, TX 76107

United States

Phone:

817-735-2789

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Health/Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Physician Assistant Studies/Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/Doctor of Philsophy; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/Master of Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

UNT Health Science Center offers several dual degree programs. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences participates in the D.O./Ph.D. and D.O./M.S. programs with the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM). Typically, the D.O./Ph.D. program will be 6 to 7 years in length. The D.O./M.S. program is typically 5 years in length. Students may pursue the D.O./Ph.D. through the Medical Scientist Training Program, which guarantees funding from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences during Block 2 of the program, as well as payment of graduate tuition and fees. Support may be available during other blocks of the program through TCOM. Students may choose from a wide range of disciplines including cell biology and genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology, microbiology and immunology, physiology, and pharmacology and neuroscience.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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