Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building E25-518
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-3609

Email: 

Application Opens: 

August 1

Deadline: 

December 15

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

Medical Engineering and Medical Physics PhD (MEMP)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 0600

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)*

  • Minimum score required: 7
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)*

  • Minimum score required: 100 (iBT) 600 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 99

Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

Areas of Research: 

Biomaterials
Biomedical Imaging
Biomedical Signal Processing
Biophysics
Biorobotics
Cardiovascular Disease
Cell and Tissue Engineering
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Computational Modeling of Physiological Systems
Drug Delivery
Genomics and Proteomics
Infectious Disease
Medical Decision Support
Medical Device Design
Microfluidics
Nanomedicine
Neurological Disease
Regenerative Medicine
Synthetic Biology
Systems Biology

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Statement of objectives
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts
English proficiency exam scores*
GRE scores

Special Instructions: 

*HST requires IELTS or TOEFL score reports for any candidate whose native language is not English. This requirement is waived if the candidate attended a secondary school taught in English and should be noted as such in the Test Scores/Experience section.

A PDF copy of transcript (in English) from each university where a degree was earned or is expected should be uploaded with the application. Only candidates invited to interview will be required to have official, original, sealed transcripts sent from their university's registrar.

Applicants are required to complete the Subjects Taken section of the online application. Group courses by subject area, and complete each column. All test scores and letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline in order to be considered a complete application.