As a free-standing academic health center MUSC has a special mission to translate advances in fundamental science to improvements in health care. The College of Graduate Studies offers M.S., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.M.D./Ph.D., and Pharm.D./Ph.D. programs in the biomedical sciences. Located in scenic Charleston, SC we offer competitive stipends, paid health insurance and paid tuition for Ph.D. students. We also have a robust Summer Undergraduate Research Program that provides funding for undergraduates to obtain research experience for 10 weeks in the summer. Please visit our web site at: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/grad for more information.