Prospective Students



The Penn State University College of Medicine offers 16 degree programs including biomedical laboratory research, public health sciences, an ACLAM-accredited residency program in laboratory animal medicine leading to an MS, and an online masters degree in homeland security emphasizing public health preparedness.


Links to the details about each program can be found on our home page.  Feel free to explore the information describing some of the benefits of being a graduate student in Hershey by clicking the links to the right under "Accepted Students'.


If you have any questions that aren't answered by our website, feel free to email them to us at


When you are ready to apply, click here to access The Graduate School's online application.  We look forward to your application!


Michael Verderame

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

College of Medicine