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University of South Florida

Graduate Programs in Medical Sciences

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Graduate Programs in Medical Sciences is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Clinical and translational research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Allergy, immunology and infectious disease
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Molecular pharmacology and physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Microbiology and immunology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Anatomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Biochemistry and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Pathology and cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical sciences Molecular medicine
Master's in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (MSBCB) Bioinformatics and computational biology
Master of Science (MS) Athletic training
Master of Science (MS) Advanced athletic training
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Biochemistry and molecular biology
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Molecular medicine
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Interdisciplinary medical sciences
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Medical microbiology and immunology
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Women's health
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Clinical and translational research
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Aging and neuroscience
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Health science
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Anatomy
Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) Medical sciences Metabolic and nutritional medicine
Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) Health informatics
Master of Science in Biotechnology (MSB) Biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 351
Doctoral Degrees 56

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,048
Applied
480
Accepted
309
Enrolled
46%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree or equivalent from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division sciences coursework; prerequisites in general biology, general chemistry, general physics, organic chemistry, quantitative analysis, and integral and differential calculus
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division sciences coursework; 3 letters of recommendation; personal interview; 1-2 page personal statement; prerequisites in biology, chemistry, physics, organic chemistry, quantitative analysis, and integral/differential calculus

Student Body

588
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American 13.27%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 13.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.55%
Unknown 2.72%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Anatomy, biochemistry, cancer biology, cardiovascular disease, cell biology, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
45,326,547

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Barber
Professor/Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
Email: mbarber@health.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-9908
Fax: 813-974-4317