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Studying life. Improving health.

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers unique training experiences that develop biomedical scientists, educators, and innovators whose leadership will change the world.

Embedded in a top academic medical center, you’ll experience research opportunities unlike anywhere else — generating new knowledge and forever changing the face of science and medicine.

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Ph.D. Program

Find an environment of academic inquiry and scientific discovery, combined with intellectual and technological resources designed to help you achieve your highest scientific career goals. Choose from eight specialty tracks.

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M.D.-Ph.D. Program

Train as a physician-scientist who excels both at the bedside and in the laboratory. Collaborate with our 270+ scientific faculty on basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological research.

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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Immerse yourself in a research lab and work alongside established scientists to build your skills in this summer-long program for college students considering biomedical research careers.

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Explore all the educational opportunities at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Admissions and benefits

Find admissions requirements, application processes, and benefit details for our programs.

Explore our campuses and communities

Three world-class locations with diverse patient populations and research opportunities. Pick sunny, snowy, or both.