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Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Graduate Biomedical Science Programs

labCharles E. Schmidt College of Medicine’s graduate education programs combine innovation with high-tech learning tools to educate and train aspiring scientists. The college is at the forefront of basic, applied and translational biomedical research and offers a joint doctoral program with the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science in integrative biology, a master’s degree in biomedical science and a graduate certificate in biomedical science.

Researchers in the college are addressing some of the world’s most pressing health challenges including cardiovascular disease and stroke, cancer, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, autoimmune diseases and HIV/AIDS. The college does not offer undergraduate degree programs; however, a number of courses at the undergraduate level are available such as Brain Diseases: Mechanism and Therapy, Introduction to Radiation Biology, RNA Biology, and Diseases and Reproductive Endocrinology.

Students interested in pursuing advanced studies in biomedical science may obtain a Master's Degree in Biomedical Science, taking the thesis or non-thesis option. The Ph.D. program, which commenced in 2004, allows students to pursue interests across a number of fields including marine science, biomedical science, biotechnology and biology.

Students can earn a Ph.D. degree in biomedical science through the Integrative Biology Ph.D. program, a joint program of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.



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