PhD Degree Programs
There are nine HMS-based PhD programs. Students in these programs are all enrolled in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS):
Resources for PhD Programs
Harvard Medical School offers two types of Master’s degrees: a Master of Academic Discipline and a Master of Medical Sciences (MMSc). The Master of Academic Discipline degree requires the completion of 36 credits of didactic and scholarly work, including a 4-credit capstone project. The MMSc degree requires the completion of 64 credits of didactic and scholarly work, including a 32-credit mentored research experience. Both degrees represent recognition of successfully completing advanced study within the following topic areas.