About the Graduate College

Seed SowerThe Graduate College of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is the educational center for training of world-class biomedical researchers. The OUHSC Graduate College is committed to training the next generation of biomedical researchers who will identify the basis of human diseases and develop the means to translate these findings into clinical applications to treat disease. OUHSC is focused on research in the areas of cancer, diabetes, immunology/infectious diseases, and neuroscience/vision.

The Graduate College grants Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees and is home to approximately 600 students enrolled in 35 nationally and internationally recognized research-based programs housed in graduate departments located in all six professional colleges on the OUHSC campus. See graduate program

In the 2013-2014 academic year, the Health Sciences Center received more than $144 million in grants and contracts to support the research enterprise. Graduate students are a vital part of research on this campus and were contributing authors on many of the 744 peer reviewed papers published from OUHSC in 2014. Graduate students presented research findings at many national and international scientific meetings. In 2014 there were 316 students pursuing Graduate College PhD and MS degrees.