Academic Programs

Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) is the center of graduate education in the biomedical sciences at Boston University School of Medicine, offering over 30 PhD, MD/PhD, MA and MS degrees across 15 different departments and program areas. Students benefit from our location within the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and our collaboration with the Boston Medical Center, BUSM’s primary teaching affiliate.

Masters and PhD Programs

Students can focus on a single area of study or explore multiple scientific interests through interdisciplinary and university-wide programs, dual degree programs and specialty concentrations.


The Boston University Medical Campus’s world-class faculty has established collaborations between clinical and basic science investigators, providing students with the unique opportunity to participate in translational and cross-disciplinary research using state-of-the art core facilities.

Course Offerings

We offer a wide range of courses each semester through our 15 departments and program areas. View our course offerings and BU bulletin for more information.