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Wayne State University

Office of Biomedical Graduate Programs

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Office of Biomedical Graduate Programs is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)
Master of Public Health/Master of Arts (MPH/MA)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Science (MS) Immunology and microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry and molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Cancer biology
Master of Science (MS) Basic medical sciences
Master of Science (MS) Molecular medicine and genomics Molecular genetics and genomics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmacology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Immunology and microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Anatomy and cell biology
Master of Science (MS) Medical physics
Master of Science (MS) Pharmacology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular medicine and genomics Molecular genetics and genomics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Physiology Physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology Physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology Reproductive sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Anatomy and cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer biology
(Graduate Certificate) Medical physics
Master of Public Health (MPH) Family medicine and public health sciences Public health practice
Master of Science (MS) Medical research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pathology
(Graduate Certificate) Family medicine and public health sciences Public health practice
Master of Science (MS) Genetic counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences Translational neuroscience
(Graduate Certificate) Clinical and translational science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70
Doctoral Degrees 25
Other Advanced Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,133
Applied
242
Accepted
151
Enrolled
21%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

385
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.34%
Black or African American 4.94%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 16.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.42%
Unknown 1.56%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer biology, neurosciences, vision sciences, molecular biology, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, public health, medical physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel A. Walz
Associate Dean for Biomedical Graduate Programs
Email: gradprogs@med.wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-1455
Fax: 313-577-8796