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Prospective trainee joins a virtualal information session about the Mayo Clinic School of Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program.

With several types of virtual visit sessions available, our goal is to meet you where you are. Learn more about our visit opportunities below and sign up for one or several of the sessions based on your interests and future goals.

Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to the session.

Information sessions

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences information sessions provide a general overview of the Ph.D. Program.

See our general Ph.D. information sessions

During this session, you'll get an overview of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Ph.D. Program, financial aid information, and other helpful resources.

Anyone can attend these sessions, however, they are geared toward those who are in college, have a degree, are considering a career change, or are non-traditional students and interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in biomedical science.

Our fall events have concluded. Please watch for 2024 events.

Inside look sessions

In these, we dig into the Ph.D. Program and the various options for specializations. These sessions will give participants an inside look at the track and provide program specific details from program directors and/or faculty.

Register to take an inside look at our Ph.D. tracks

The inside look sessions are for students who are already interested in a particular research track and would like more information. We encourage participants to attend one of our information sessions to learn more about Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences before attending the inside look sessions.

Inside Looks sessions have ended for Fall 2023. Please check back for new sessions coming Fall 2024!

Q&A student panel

Want to know what it is like to be a student in one of our programs? Come talk to current students about their program, student life, and any other questions you may have!

Get to know what it's like to be a student with this Q&A panel

Registration is required

Date Time Program Register
Oct 18, 2023 5-6 p.m. CT Ph.D. Program Q&A with Student Panel Online registration

Application sessions

This interactive session is designed to provide invaluable insights and guidance for aspiring Ph.D. candidates applying to Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. This event will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed for a successful application.

Prepare your application with our application session

The application session will go over how to create an account, navigate the application system, deadlines, and required documentation as well as guidance on crafting application materials that effectively communicates your research goals and motivation in order to showcase your potential as a researcher within our Ph.D. program.

Date Time Program Register
Nov. 2, 2023 noon-1 p.m. CT Ph.D. Program and Application Information Session Online registration
Nov. 14, 2023 5-6 p.m. CT Ph.D. Program Application Q&A Session Online registration

Individual virtual visit

Our virtual visits are one-on-one video sessions with a member of our admissions team. They provide a more personalized look at our programs and your interests.

Learn more and schedule an individual virtual visit

During these virtual visits, you can expect to:

  • Get the inside scoop on programs in Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Learn about the research opportunities, labs, and mentors our students have access to during their time at Mayo Clinic
  • Hear what it's like to be a student at Mayo Clinic, including a behind-the-scenes look at our classrooms, labs, and other spaces
  • Get personalized answers to questions about eligibility, admissions and application, pathway options, and more
  • Meet and greet a friendly face in our admissions department!

Bring your questions and let's chat! Find a time on our calendar and schedule a virtual visit.

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about Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences