Learn More About Harvard Medical School’s MMSc-GHD Program
Meet the MMSc-GHD cohort 1, class of 2014
Application period begins. The link to the online application will be available beginning on September 1 on our Admissions page. Applications are due on January 16, 2024.
Decisions emailed to accepted students. Decisions to declined students may be e-mailed later in January or early February to allow time for those who may decline acceptance to inform the program and for the program to contact students who are on a wait list.
Applicants not accepted to the program are informed by this date.
Harvard Housing lottery opens. Students may select housing through the selection process until May 1, 2024. Students will also receive information by e-mail about other housing options beyond Harvard dormitories.
I-20 documents sent so admitted students may request visas at their embassy. Information on visas may be found at the Harvard International Office website.
Financial Aid application period occurs around this time for those seeking Federal Financial Aid or loans. Find more information on financial aid for HMS Masters programs.
Admitted students must arrive in Boston by this date for orientation.
Fall classes begin at Harvard Medical School.
Fall classes end.
Winter session classes begin.
Year 1 MMSc-GHD students must be back in Boston on Friday, January 3, 2025.
Spring classes begin.
Year 1 MMSc-GHD students complete the GHDI program.
Year 1 MMSc-GHD Students leave for their on-site research projects.
Students return from their on-site research projects in early January. They spend the spring semester analyzing their data and writing their thesis project.
Spring break (exact dates not yet available).
Final thesis due.
Public presentation of thesis projects.