Joint Degree Programs
This program allows students interested in careers in medical science to undertake training in both clinical medicine and research. The Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at Rochester is funded by an MSTP grant from the National Institutes of Health, and provides an outstanding faculty and a wide diversity of research training opportunities found only in our nation's leading biomedical research and clinical training centers.
M.D./M.S. in Medical Neurobiology
This Masters of Science degree combines coursework in the medical curriculum with experimental studies in preparation for teaching and research careers.
A dual degree M.D./Master of Public Health is available to medical students and can be completed in five years. The M.P.H. is offered in association with the Department of Public Health Sciences.
Rochester offers a joint degree M.D./M.B.A. degree program in Health Care Management in conjunction with our William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. Matriculants in this program complete their first year of study at the Simon School, then spend 4 years in the School of Medicine and Dentistry and take additional electives for credit in both schools.
These programs in the basic biomedical sciences are available to medical students by special arrangement and can often be done through the Academic Research Track.