University of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Medical Scientist Training Program


3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.

Fort Worth, TX 76107

United States



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.


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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