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Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences

Hershey, PA

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Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Overview

Penn State Hershey Medical Center / Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences is located in Hershey, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Business Administration (PhD/MBA)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Cellular and integrative physiology
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry and molecular genetics
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and molecular genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cellular and integrative physiology
Master of Science (MS) Virology and immunology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences
Master of Science (MS) Translational therapeutics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Translational therapeutics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Virology and immunology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

250
Applied
54
Accepted
19
Enrolled
22%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 81

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 4.85%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.97%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Location & Contact

Address H170, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA  17033
United States
Contact Dr. Ralph L. Keil
Chair
Email: rlk9@psu.edu
Phone: 717-531-8595
Fax: 717-531-0786

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