PhD Programs in Biomedical Sciences PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Program Description

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) is the portal for entry into ten PhD programs in the biomedical sciences: biochemistry; biomedical engineering; computational cell biology, anatomy and pathology; genetics, genomics and bioinformatics; microbiology and immunology; neuroscience; oral biology; pharmacology and toxicology; physiology and biophysics; and structural biology. Whether you've already decided on a field of interest or if you're undecided, the PPBS program is structured to allow you to explore different fields of research and laboratories before selecting one of these specialized areas.

Program Contact

Office of Biomedical Education
955 Main St., Room 6130
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-829-3398

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 4 to 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.