The goal of the Neurosciences, Systems Biology, and Bioengineering (NSBB) program is to train students to apply strategies of cutting-edge engineering, integrative biology, and bioinformatics to impactful questions of fundamental biology and human health.
The Department of Basic Sciences in the School of Medicine offers graduate programs leading to MS and PhD degrees through the Integrated Biomedical Graduate Studies Program (IBGS).
The Doctor of Philosophy degree is designed to prepare students for a career in independent research and teaching in a university, clinical, or biotechnology environment. Doctoral degree students are expected to develop creativity and independence in addition to technical skills.
Program LengthFive (5) years; based on full-time enrollment; part time permitted
Expected costs for the academic year are based on full time attendance. From year to year, increases are anticipated consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.