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Degrees & Programs

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

The 4-year course of study leading to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at FIU HWCOM allows students to gain the competencies expected of all physicians along with an emphasis on social accountability. The program prepares students for postgraduate study in any specialty, for licensure, and for future medical practice.

Combined MD and Professional MBA Degree in Healthcare Management

The Combined MD and Professional MBA Degree in Healthcare Management is designed to increase student understanding of U.S. and international healthcare systems, expand their knowledge of healthcare operations and management, and enhance their ability to make complex business decisions—critical skills for the practice and administration of medicine.

PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences at HWCOM aims to bridge basic sciences and medicine, fostering research to discover and advance medically relevant knowledge.

Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

The Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree program at HWCOM is designed to provide a broad, interdisciplinary education that prepares students for collaborative practice as physician assistants. The program ensures a strong record of active participation in medical seminars, meetings, conferences, lectureships, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and preparation of research proposals.

Certificate in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences

The Graduate Certificate in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences provides academic enhancement and professional development to strengthen the biomedical knowledge and professionalism skills of the student. This knowledge and experience can strengthen their applications to medical/ graduate school or careers in the biomedical field. Students are enrolled as a cohort in a two-semester, 20-credit hour program comprised of basic sciences and professional skills courses.