Post-baccalaureate Research Programs

The following  programs are available to post-baccalaureate students interested in pursuing biomedical research.

Duke’s  Masters programs are designed for college graduates who are considering future careers in biomedical  health professions.

Post–baccalaureate Research Opportunities

  • For Duke’s Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) students:
    • DOCR Mentorship Program Course available to Duke  MBS students for one semester.  Students will be embedded into a clinical research program and learn skills.  For additional information, please contact: 
    • Basic Science Selective  Course available to  Duke MBS students for one semester.  Students will dedicate  approximately 10-12 hours per week in mentored laboratory-based research and submit a summary presentation for grading.
    • Bridging the Gap to Enhance Clinical Research Program: The BrIdGing the Gap to Enhance Clinical Research Program (“BIGGER” program) provides a high-quality research experience over a 6-month period for students in their gap year,. The program is designed to attract diverse, talented students to careers in science; to foster a better understanding of clinical research and its implications; and to provide opportunities for students to gain valuable research experience in preparation for a health professions career.  For additional information: 
    • Brain Imaging and Analysis Center :Full-time research positions with benefits for 1-2 years are available at the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center of Duke University. Individuals will perform cutting-edge research in laboratories under the mentorship of a sponsoring Principal Investigator. Link: