University of Texas Medical Branch

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Medical Science


301 University Boulevard

Galveston, TX 77555

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Medical Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Medical Science (M.M.S.) Program is specifically designed to provide research training to residents, fellows, and faculty of UTMB clinical departments. Prior to admission, qualified applicants submit a document describing their research plan to the MMS Graduate program steering committee for evaluation. This document includes:
  • a statement of the purpose of the investigation;
  • the hypotheses to be tested;
  • a description of the experimental approach
It is advised that applicants consult with MMS Graduate Program Director, Adrian A. Perachio, Ph.D. prior to submission of the document to allow for evaluation in advance of the beginning of the next period for registration.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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