Mayo Graduate School has a distinguished history of achieving its mission to prepare students for careers as competitive, independent research investigators. The distinctive character of Mayo Clinic's program stems from a core curriculum of courses covering many basic science disciplines. The Ph.D. Program places heavier emphasis on research training than coursework -- a natural outgrowth of Mayo's role as a leading center for investigation in the life sciences.
Mayo Graduate School offers a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences with an emphasis in one of seven areas of specialization: