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Graduate Studies Program

Ph.D. and M.S. Programs

Offered in both the Basic and the Clinical Sciences.

Graduate Studies Program

Ph.D. and M.S. Degree Programs in the Basic Sciences

Students are afforded the opportunity to join in the excitement of discovery, to engage in the challenges of research and contribute to the scientific community.

Entering students quickly become part of research teams that accept the challenge of improving the health of the public by scientific advancement. Upon completion of the program, students become independent biomedical scientists equipped with the scientific and technologic expertise in their chosen field of specialization.

M.S.  Degree Programs in the Clinical Sciences

  • Alden March Bioethics Institute
    The Alden March Bioethics Institute is a leader in bioethics education and the application of bioethics to the ethical practice of medicine and the life sciences. Alden March Bioethics Institute offers an online comprehensive Master of Science in Bioethics, Master of Science in Bioethics with a concentration in Clinical Ethics Consultation,  Doctorate of Professional Studies (DPS) in Bioethics with a concentration in Clinical Ethics Consultation, a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ethics, and a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ethics Consultation. All programs are aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at mid-career professionals. The Master of Science in Bioethics is also offered as a  MS-JD dual degree program with Albany Law School and Samford University's Cumberland School of Law, MS-MD dual degree program with Albany Medical College, and MS-PhD dual degree program with the Interdisciplinary Research Centers of Albany Medical College.       
  • Center for Physician Assistant Studies
    The Center for Physician Assistant Studies offers a Master of Science degree, in a program designed to prepare skilled physician assistant practitioners who are also equipped to engage in the scholarly activities of the profession.

  • Center for Nurse Anesthesiology
    Our Center for Nurse Anesthesiology offers a Masters of Science Degree. The program is designed to prepare skilled nurse anesthesia practitioners who have sound academic backgrounds and are capable of assuming leadership roles in the profession, to render competently all Nurse Anesthesia services. 
  • HEGIS Codes for Graduate Programs & Degrees

  • Cardiovascular Sciences - Ph.D. & M.S. HEGIS Code  - 0499.00
  • Cell Biology and Cancer Research - Ph.D. & M.S. HEGIS Code - 0417.00
  • Immunology and Microbial Disease - Ph.D. & M.S. HEGIS Code - 0411.00
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience - Ph.D. & M.S. HEGIS Code - 0425.00
  • Bioethics - DPS, M.S. & Certificate Program HEGIS Code - 0499.00
  • Nurse Anesthesiology - M.S. HEGIS Code - 1203.10
  • Physician Assistant Studies - M.S. HEGIS Code - 1299.10  

The Albany Medical College is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.