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Harvard University

PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health

Boston, MA

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Overview

Harvard University / PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Qualifying examination, dissertation/defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

112
Applied
12
Accepted
9
Enrolled
11%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.55%
Black or African American 9.43%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutrition biochemistry, molecular and cellular toxicology, cardiovascular disease, cancer biology, immunology and infectious diseases, environmental health physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Building 1-1408 C
665 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115
United States
Contact Deirdre Duckett
Assistant Director
Email: bph@hsph.harvard.edu
Phone: 617-432-4397