Why Graduate School
World Renowned Institutes and Cutting Edge Research
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is a research powerhouse, achieving international recognition for breakthroughs and advanced knowledge in diabetes, cancer, spinal cord injury, AIDS, marine science, and many other areas. Our centers of excellence are continually ranked among the nationís best, including Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and the Diabetes Research Institute. And our new institutes such as Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, Miami Institute for Human Genomics, and the Center for Computational Sciences will further enhance research. The research conducted here continues to enrich the quality of life for people worldwide.
Professional Development Training
Your success is our success. Therefore, not only do we teach you science but we also provide training and resources for becoming a successful scientist, such as grant-writing skills, publishing research articles, making effective oral presentations and mentoring the next generation of scientists.
Get Paid While Doing What You Love
Most students accepted into our Ph.D. programs receive a tuition scholarship and an annual stipend of (effective ). Students accepted into our M.D./Ph.D. Program receive a full-tuition scholarship to both medical school and graduate school, and an annual stipend while engaged in full-time graduate studies.
With a Ph.D. Earn More Money
In 2008 the average salary of a life scientist holding a Bachelorís degree was approximately $40,000. Average salary of a life scientist holding a Ph.D. was approximately $82,000.
Location, Location, Location
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic cities in the world, our students balance the hard work of rigorous academics with the unique experience of living in a city with true international flavor...
These are just a few of the reasons to earn your Ph.D. at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. To learn more, click on the links to the left.