The Office of Graduate Education administers the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP), an umbrella admissions and first-year training program for nine of the PhD granting departments/curricula in the School of Medicine as well as five other programs across campus. The BBSP member programs are listed below.

School of Medicine

College of Arts & Sciences

School of Pharmacy

School of Public Health

School of Dentistry

Students interested in pursuing these areas of research apply to UNC through the BBSP.

Biomedical Engineering

The joint UNC-NC State Biomedical Engineering Program (BME) is not part of the BBSP program. Students interested in this program should apply directly to the BME program.