Ph.D. On Campus

Medicine - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Executive Plan)

University of Miami

24 months
2030 USD/credit 64960 USD/year
2030 USD/credit 64960 USD/year
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In agreement with the overall mission of both the University of Miami and the Miller School of Medicine, the Medicine - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Executive Plan) program strives to provide superior training in biochemical and molecular biological research and education to industrial and/or government laboratory professionals seeking a PhD degree. 


After the successful completion of the Medicine - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Executive Plan) program at the University of Miami, individuals will have a unique perspective on fundamental biochemical problems, resulting in more career options and increasing the likelihood that they will make important contributions to scientific progress and society.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate an overall knowledge and understanding of the core concepts in biochemistry and molecular biology, including the essential skills to conduct research in biochemistry and molecular biology.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills, the capability to develop hypotheses, and the ability to evaluate their hypotheses, paying attention to responsible conduct of research as appropriate.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to write effective scientific reports and to present scientific results orally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Journal Club
  • Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Topics in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Structural Biology and Applications to Drug Discovery
  • Fundamentals of Epigenetics
  • Research Credits
  • Doctoral Dissertation
  • Doctoral Dissertation- Post Candidacy

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


64 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to biomedical programs should have a bachelor degree in a biological or related discipline (e.g., psychology, chemistry, engineering, physics). 
  • Excellent academic record
  • Competitive GRE exam scores
  • Research experience in a laboratory setting
  • Publications of abstract and / or papers
  • Co-authorship in a peer-reviewed journal is recommended
  • Strong letters of recommendation from research scientists who know the candidate well
  • Motivation to pursue state-of-the-art biomedical research
  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official Academic Transcripts
  • English Proficiency Exam (non-native speakers)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume / CV

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    64960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2030 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    64960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2030 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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