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The Graduate College
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Cohn Research Building
1735 W. Harrison St., Suite 206
Chicago, IL 60612
James Mulshine, MD
Acting Dean

Welcome to the Graduate College at Rush University

Rush University is dedicated to educating students who will become tomorrow's leaders in advancing health care. The vision of the college is that its graduates will become productive scientists, educators and leaders in their respective fields. In the arenas of academia, industry and government, they will compete successfully for funding and train the next generation of researchers and educators. At Rush, our faculty teach all of the courses and foster a "family atmosphere" in which every student counts. The curriculum is oftentimes intense, but convenient office hours and the availability of student tutors help in the mastery of the material. The college is organized into divisions, which each have a specialty area.

To learn about how the college is organized, click on the "More" link below.

Programs of Study

The Graduate College offers three programs - the PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences, the MS in Biotechnology, and the MS in Clinical Research. Programs of study for PHD degree involve formal courses and electives in areas of the student's interest, as well as the completion of a research project, culminating in the defense of a dissertation. The MS in Biotechnology is a 9 month non-thesis requiring program to strengthen your skills in the basic sciences and in gaining meaningful laboratory and research experience. The MS in Clinical Research is for advanced health care professionals who want to boost their careers with the ability to do clinical research.

To learn more about programs of study, click on the "More" link below.

To visit the Web pages for the divisions, use the links at left.

College Admission Requirements

The faculty of the Graduate College encourages diversity among the student population and, therefore, seeks to admit persons from various backgrounds.

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