UCLA offers Ph.D. training in 17 distinct fields in the biosciences. The majority of programs are jointly administered by UCLA’s Life Sciences Division and the David Geffen School of Medicine through Graduate Programs in Bioscience, while other programs are affiliated with the Division of Physical Sciences, the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the School of Dentistry, and the Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health.

Ph.D. Programs within Life Sciences

MD / Ph.D. Programs

Master’s Degree Programs within Life Sciences

Graduate Programs in Bioscience in Home Areas

In Collaboration with Life Sciences and David Geffen School of Medicine

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cell & Developmental Biology
  • Gene Regulation
  • Genetics & Genomics
  • Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis
  • Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics & Biology in Medicine

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Additional Bioscience Related Ph.D. Programs

Affiliated Research Centers & Institutes