Ponce Health Sciences University

Puerto Rico
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Ponce Health Sciences University is dedicated to providing the highest quality graduate medical education programs available. This goal, in addition to the university’s research and health services programs, continues a 40+ year tradition of enhancing our profession and contributing to our community. Recognized both in Puerto Rico and abroad for educational service and research achievements, the university continues its focus in the disciplines of Medicine, Clinical Psychology, Biomedical Sciences, Public Health and Nursing.


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 Networking Excursions

  • Join our live Meet & Greet to learn more about Ponce Health Sciences University. With locations in Puerto RIco & St. Louis, MO learn how our program can help you achieve your goal of becoming a doctor or healthcare professional. Give us the opportunity to show you how Ponce's approach to admissions and learning can be the key to your success. 

    There will be representatives available from the Puerto Rico & Missouri locations.


    Saturday, March 6, 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:00pm ET
    Sunday, March 7, 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:30pm ET
    Monday, March 8, 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm ET



  • Doctor in Medicine

    The Medical Education Program at Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU-SOM) is a 4-year program  with a duration of 166 weeks.  It grants a doctor of medicine degree (MD degree).  The Program consists of two years of pre-clinical (basic science) courses in the core disciplines of Gross Anatomy, Histology and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology/Immunology and Neurosciences. The third and fourth year consists in the core clinical clerkships and advanced-specialty rotations.

    *The Medical Education Program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).*

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    PhD in Biomedical Sciences

    The Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Biomedical Sciences is an integrated, interdepartmental program in the basic biomedical sciences that seeks to provide trainees with a broad-based two-year core curriculum followed by advanced courses and dissertation research leading to the Ph.D. degree. The major goal of the program  is to develop scientists in the biomedical field who have the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue competitive research and academic careers.

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    MS in Medical Sciences

    The Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) is an integrated, multidisciplinary interdepartmental program in the basic medical sciences that is designed to provide trainees with a broad-based one-year core curriculum followed by a comprehensive examination leading to the Masters (MS) degree. PHSU is committed to the development of independent, competitive and well-trained professionals with strong interpersonal communication skills. The major goals of the MS Program in Medical Sciences are to further develop students who have the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue competitive research and academic careers.

    Puerto Rico Campus

    St.Louis Campus

    MSMS Online Program

    The ONLINE Master of Sciences in Medical Sciences (MSMS) is the same 42-credit hour program as our on-ground MSMS with a few changes. The online format is delivered as a 20-month part-time program of study designed for both students advancing their careers or preparing for medical or other professional health school. Like our on-ground program, the MSMS is built on a robust analytics suite that provides topical gap analysis and other feedback tools that help students find areas for improvement, explore new pathways in health care, and prepare for their best fit health care career.


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