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Combined/Dual Degrees


Research meetingThis 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 dual 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.

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.

M.D./M.S. in 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.