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SUMS Ph.D. Programs


SUMS Ph.D. Programs




Ph.D. program is designed for graduates who have completed an education level equal to a master's degree and plan to enhance their academic life. SUMS offers Ph.D. programs in various fields. This program takes about 4 to 5 years to complete. Applicants should refer to the Admissions and Financial Aid for more information on the application process, requirements, and financial matters. The following table features the Ph.D. programs presented at SUMS:



Ph.D. Programs at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Schools' Ph.D. Programs


Ph.D. Program Lenght of Training
School of Medicine

Anatomical Sciences


Clinical Biochemistry

Medical Bacteriology

Medical Ethics

Medical Immunology

Medical Parasitology

Medical Physiology


Iranian Traditional Medicine 

4.5-6 Years
School of Dentistry Dental Public Health (DPH)
School of Pharmacy

Medicinal Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology




Traditional Pharmacy 

School of Nursing


School of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Nutritional Sciences (Clinical Nutrition)

School of Rehabilitation 

Physical Therapy(Physiotherapy)

School of Management and Medical Informatics

Health in Emergencies and Disasters

Health Information Management

Health Services Management

School of Advanced Medical Sciences and Technologies 

Applied Cell Sciences

Medical Biotechnology

Molecular Medicine


Reproductive Biology

Tissue Engineering

School of Health 


Environmental Health Engineering


Occupational Health Engineering

Health Education and Health Promotion

SUMS' Research Centers' Ph.D. Programs

Research Centers Ph.D. Program

Lenght of Training

Institute for Cancer Research Medical Immunology (Research-based) 4.5-6 Years
Education Development Center

Medical Education (Research-based)

Research Center for Health Sciences (RCHS)

Ergonomics (Research-based)

Medical Entomology and Vector Control (Research-based)

Health Policy Research Center

Health Policy (Research-based)

Biostatistics (Research-based)

Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology (Research-based)

 Nanobiology and Nanomedicine Research Center (NNRC)

Medical Nanotechnology (Research-based)

Medical Parasitology (Research-based)

Allergy Research Center 

Medical Immunology (Research-based)

Infertility Research Center

Medical Immunology (Research-based)

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Research Center

Clinical Biochemistry (Research-based)

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center 

Pharmacoeconommics and Pharmaceutical Management (Research-based)

Medical Nanotechnology (Research-based)

Toxicology (Research-based)

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center

Social Welfare and Health (Research-based)

Nephro-Urology Research Center

Medical Virology (Research-based)

Social Welfare and Health (Research-based)

Physiology (Research-based)

Transplant Research Center (STRC)

Medical Viorology (Research-based)

Medical Immunology (Research-based)

Molecular Medicine (Research-based)

Hematology Research Center

Hematology and Transfusion Sciences (Research-based)

 Neuroscience Research Center (SNRC)

Neurosciences (Research-based)

Medicinal & Natural Product Chemistry Research Center (MNCRC)

Pharmacology (Research-based)

Pharmacognosy (Research-based)

Clinical Education Research Center (CERC) Medical Education (Research-based)
Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences and Technology Research Center

Medical Parasitology (Research-based)

Clinical Biochemistry (Research-based)

Research Center for Traditional Medicine and History of Medicine Iranian Traditional Medicine (Research-based)
Clinical Neurology Research Center

Neurosciences (Research-based)

Medical Mycology (Research-based)

Autoimmune Diseases Research Center

Medical Immunology (Research-based)


The following list provides detailed information on SUMS Ph.D. Programs:


Ph.D. |  Health in Emergencies and Disasters | About this program | Apply now...
This field is an interdisciplinary educational program of Health Sciences which defines the four stages of damage reduction.
Ph.D. |  Health Services Management | About this program | Apply now...
The Health and Treatment Services Management is a program which is designed to train committed specialists at the Ph.D. level. The major goal of this program is to fulfil the society’s needs for developing independence, strengthening the scientific foundations of universities, and management of health and treatment units across the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Ph.D. |  Medical Biotechnology | About this program | Apply now...
Medical Biotechnology is a collection of sciences and techniques adapted from the biosciences, which utilizes living cells and cellular materials for study and production of medicines and products used for diagnosis of diseases and helps mankind in the prevention and treatment of diseases.
Ph.D. |  Molecular Medicine | About this program | Apply now...
Molecular Medicine is a broad field, where physical, chemical, biological and medical techniques are used to describe molecular structures and mechanisms, identify fundamental molecular and genetic errors of disease, and to develop molecular interventions to correct them.
Ph.D. |  Reproductive Biology | About this program | Apply now...
Reproductive Biology is a study mainly involving the reproductive system and sex organs. It is closely related to reproductive endocrinology and infertility, reproductive physiology and developmental biology.
Ph.D. |  Epidemiology | About this program | Apply now...
Epidemiology is the study of the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations. It is the cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare.
Ph.D. |  Occupational Health Engineering | About this program | Apply now...
Occupational Health Engineering is the science that predicts, detects, evaluates, and controls risk factors and hazards existing in workplaces. It retains at high level and promotes physical, psychological and social health of workers. It also provides protection and safety against dangers caused by harmful factors in the workplace and matches and utilizes employees according to their physical and mental ability.
Ph.D. |  Cancer Immunology | About this program | Apply now...
Ph.D. |  Medical Education  | About this program | Apply now...
Medical Education is an interdisciplinary field that specializes in the application and development of concepts and findings of pedagogical sciences, especially higher education of the medicine group.
Ph.D. |  Neurosciences | About this program | Apply now...
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