Application Information

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Joint PhD Programs:

You may apply online to our joint PhD programs at the Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Rutgers Graduate School New Brunswick with one easy online application.

Click Here to Apply Online for the Joint PhD Programs

During the application process, you will be asked to identify the program to which you are applying. Below is the list of programs as they appear on the Rutgers application web site. Note that there is no program listing for "Molecular Biosciences." If you would like to apply to the Molecular Biosciences umbrella program, simply choose any one of the participating sub-programs (see below). The choice you make on this application does not determine which sub-program you will actually enter if accepted.

  • Biochemistry*
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell and Developmental Biology*
  • Environmental Sciences (Human Exposure Assesment option)
  • Microbiology and Molecular Genetics*
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular*
  • Physiology and Integrative Biology*
  • Toxicology

* These are Molecular Biosciences programs.

NOTE: If you are accepted to one of the programs, you will be enrolled in either Graduate School New Brunswick or Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences based solely on administrative procedures. Upon completion of the program, every student will receive a Rutgers University degree.

The following official documents must be received to consider your application complete:

  • Official transcripts from all prior colleges or universities.
  • Official General GRE (Advanced Subject Test is strongly encouraged but not required)
  • Recommendations from three individuals, preferably academic instructors, who have direct knowledge of the applicant’s academic abilities in science related fields.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) required of all foreign applicants.

If you are not able to submit these online, please send these documents to:

Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
56 College Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8541 U.S.A.
848-932-7711 | Use our contact form | Get directions
732-932-8231 fax

**All students accepted for full time study into the PhD program will receive tuition payment, paid health insurance and a competitive 12-month stipend.

Master of Biomedical Science and MS in Biomedical Sciences:

Visit the MS/MBS Application Information page for details and the link to apply online.

For more information send an email.

MS in Clinical and Translational Science:

Eligible applicants will have completed or be within one year of completing one or more of the following degrees:  MD, PhD, DO, PharmD, DDS, DVM, or similar degree.  Those with other professional degrees should contact the Program Directors: Dr. Ramsey Foty (732) 235-7482 or Dr. Debabrata Banerjee (732) 235-4154/6458 to discuss eligibility.   In some cases, experience will substitute for the advanced degree requirement.

All applicants must submit their application and supporting documents by the deadline.

Students applying for admission to the MS or Certificate program in Clinical and Translational Science must visit this page for application instructions.

Click Here to download the application.

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester -- May 1
    Note* For RWJMS medical students applying for a scholarship, applications are also due May 1.
  • Spring Semester – October 1

The following documents must be received to consider your application complete:

  • Official transcripts from all prior colleges or universities.
  • Official General Graduate Record Examination (GRE) results.*
  • Recommendation from two individuals, preferably academic instructors, mentors or industry peers, who have direct knowledge of the applicant’s abilities in science-related fields.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) required for all foreign applicants.
  • Full Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

* Applicants possessing an advanced degree or currently enrolled in an advanced degree program are not required to re-take the GRE for entry into this program.  Instead, these applicants should provide results of the entry examinations required for their specific degree or program (i.e. GRE, MCAT, DAT, etc).  Waivers may be requested prior to application submission by contacting the Program Directors, Dr. Ramsey Foty or Dr. Debabrata Banerjee by mailing request to the  The ETS  Institutional code for GSBS at RWJMS is  2786.   The departmental code for the program is 0699 (Health and Medical Science - Other).

Please return the completed application to:

Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Attn:  MS in Clinical & Translational Science
675 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ  08854-5635

A $65 non-refundable application fee is required for all applicants.  Please make checks payable to Rutgers. All completed applications will be considered by the Clinical & Translational Science Admissions Committee.

For more information about MS CTS contact Dr. Debabrata Banerjee or Dr. Ramsey Foty

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