The Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate program is the first of its kind that provides master’s level mentoring and guidance toward admission to a doctoral degree program in biomedical and behavioral science disciplines.
The University of Rochester (UR) offers biomedical and behavioral sciences doctoral programs at the UR Medical Center, which is a research-intensive institute.
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a major master’s-granting institution with a wide range of degrees in biomedical and behavioral sciences disciplines. The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) is one of RIT’s colleges and is the foremost Deaf higher education technological institution in the world. Within the Bridges Program, Deaf and Hard of Hearing students will be paired with faculty, students, and staff from NTID, RIT, and UR to develop skills necessary for graduate studies and career advancement.