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The Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences at UCI comprises the School of Medicine, the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing Science, the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention. Together, they offer a broad range of graduate and undergraduate educational opportunities.


Each year, the UCI School of Medicine educates more than 400 medical students, as well as 200 doctoral and master's students. We also train more than 600 residents and fellows at UCI Medical Center and affiliated institutions.

The school offers an MD degree, a dual MD/PhD medical scientist training program, PhDs and master’s degrees in anatomy and neurobiology, biomedical sciences, genetic counseling, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and biophysics, and translational sciences.

Medical students also may pursue an MD/MBA program, a combined MD/Master's in Public Health or a dual MD/master’s program called the Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC). interests.

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The UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is dedicated to preparing the next generation of nurses. We provide a quality education built upon scholarly research and evidence-based practice in an environment that nurtures the desire to continually drive improvement. We equip our nurses with the skill to go forth and advance the science of nursing, lead innovative health care practice, and truly champion access to quality health care for all.

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Pharmaceutical Sciences

The UCI School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences offers interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degree programs that integrate concepts from fields as diverse as biology, chemistry, cell and molecular biology, chemical engineering, materials science, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and physiology.

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Public Health

The UCI Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs aimed at advancing population-based strategies to reduce human disease and disability through excellence in research, education and public service.

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