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Joint Degree Programs


Joint Degree Programs at the University of Rochester Medical   Center

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.


Rochester offers a joint degree M.D./M.B.A. degree program in Health Care Management in conjunction with our Simon Business School. 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.

Dual Degrees Programs

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 MD and Master of Public Health is available to medical students. The M.P.H. Is offered in association with our Department of Public Health Services. For more information contact: Pattie Kolomic, Educational Coordinator via email.

M.D./ Medical Humanities

The Medical Humanities Master's degree program provides a foundation in the use of perspectives and tools from humanities and arts to study the human contexts of health care.

M.D./Combined Masters

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.