Please visit the Division of Medical Sciences website for information on applying to our program.































































Important Information About Applying

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The application for Fall 2016 is now live and can be found here.


Below are the six programs within the Division of Medical Sciences that students can apply to. Please follow the steps below in order to apply to the PhD program for which you want to be considered:

  1. Select "Division of Medical Sciences" from the program selection drop down menu
  2. Select from the subject drop down the Ph.D. subject for which you are applying:
    • Bioinformatics & Integrative Genomics (BIG)
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS)
    • Immunology
    • Neuroscience
    • Speech & Hearing Bioscience Technology
    • Virology


The next application deadline will be December 1, 2015 at 5:00pm est.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Please click here to see the answers to many commonly asked questions.


Contact Information


DMS Student Affairs Office

TMEC 435; Harvard Medical School
260 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Telephone: (617) 432-0162



What is considered a completed Application


Items uploaded to the online application:

  • Completed online application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV
  • GRE Scores - student copy
  • TOEFL Scores (if applicable) - student copy
  • Transcripts - official copy
  • Certificates & other pertinent information (if applicable)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • $105 application Fee

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