Applicants to the MMSCI program must have an MD, MBBS or equivalent degree. We will consider applications from candidates with a PhD degree on a case-by-case basis. 

Students accepted into the program must demonstrate, through grades and performance in graduate level training, the potential to learn effectively in a challenging educational environment.

Visit our admissions page for additional information or email mmsci@hms.harvard.edu.

We also invite you to meet current and former students and hear about their experience completing the program.

MMSCI Students
MMSCI Student Perspectives
  • Why Choose Harvard Medical School?

    Since its establishment in 1782, Harvard Medical School has become synonymous with excellence in biomedical research, education, and clinical care. Our world-class faculty continually push the boundaries of science and innovation as we strive to fulfill our mission to alleviate human suffering caused by disease.

    Consistent with this mission, the MMSCI program aims to train and nurture the next generation of world leaders in patient-oriented research. The curriculum is delivered by leading Harvard clinical research faculty, whose expertise in patient-oriented investigation provide an unrivaled learning experience, thereby ensuring the success of each individual student. We invite you to join our academic community at Harvard Medical School and experience a program that will excite, challenge, and inspire as you embark on one of the most important journeys of your medical career.