11: School of Medicine

General Information | Admission and Degree Requirements
Medical Science Training Program

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD-Ph.D.)

The University of Virginia is one of only 33 NIH-funded MST programs in the country, offering students a combined degree program for those interested in a career in academic medicine. Training for the Ph.D. degree is usually in one of the biomedical science programs, which include Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biophysics, and Neuroscience. The course of study is individually designed over a seven-year period to fulfill the candidate’s specific interest in clinical research . For an application and more information on the MSTP, please contact:

Medical Scientist Training Program
Graduate Programs Office
University of Virginia Medical Center, #456
Charlottesville, VA 22908
(804) 924-1294

For more information on admission to the School of Medicine, or to receive the admissions office’s School of Medicine brochure and fact sheet, please contact the Director of Admissions, University of Virginia School of Medicine, #235, Charlottesville, VA 22908; (804) 924-5571; Fax: (804) 982-2586; bab7g@virginia.edu.

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