Reproductive Clinical Science, PhD

Reproductive Clinical Science, PhD

Reproductive Clinical Science students looking into microscopes

Become an independent researcher in the world’s only online Reproductive Clinical Science PhD program.

Training the RCS researchers of tomorrow

"We in the field have a commitment to making our field better," says PhD student Brian LoManto, "because when our field gets better, our patients are more successful."

Our PhD candidates develop the skills to push the field forward as independent research scientists.

Ready to make a difference through research at EVMS?

Why choose EVMS?

Research focus

Discuss ethics, explore IVF through evidence-based medicine and publish your research at EVMS.

Research focus

Our goal is that every PhD student will publish research and present at a national or international conference. In our comprehensive program, you will also:

  • Evaluate ethical and legal matters as part of an interprofessional team
  • Learn protocols related to assisted reproductive technology
  • Use evidence-based medicine to inform your decisions
  • Develop your skills in literature review, grant writing and study design and analysis

Learn while you work

Our PhD program is designed with the working professional in mind.

Learn while you work

With EVMS' online executive PhD program, you can learn while working full-time. There are no other blended — online and face-to-face — RCS PhD programs in the world. Take most of your courses online, and make visits to campus for certification and training.

Teaching future educators

Learn how to lead others in the classroom and in the lab.

Training future educators

Graduates of this program are prepared to lead others in the classroom and in the lab. At EVMS, you will gain teaching experience early on. In your first-semester Journal Club, you will present existing research and provide your classmates with a broader understanding of current topics.

Research focus

Discuss ethics, explore IVF through evidence-based medicine and publish your research at EVMS.

Learn while you work

Our PhD program is designed with the working professional in mind.

Research focus

Our goal is that every PhD student will publish research and present at a national or international conference. In our comprehensive program, you will also:

  • Evaluate ethical and legal matters as part of an interprofessional team
  • Learn protocols related to assisted reproductive technology
  • Use evidence-based medicine to inform your decisions
  • Develop your skills in literature review, grant writing and study design and analysis

Teaching future educators

Learn how to lead others in the classroom and in the lab.

Research focus

Discuss ethics, explore IVF through evidence-based medicine and publish your research at EVMS.

Learn while you work

Our PhD program is designed with the working professional in mind.

Teaching future educators

Learn how to lead others in the classroom and in the lab.

Research focus

Our goal is that every PhD student will publish research and present at a national or international conference. In our comprehensive program, you will also:

  • Evaluate ethical and legal matters as part of an interprofessional team
  • Learn protocols related to assisted reproductive technology
  • Use evidence-based medicine to inform your decisions
  • Develop your skills in literature review, grant writing and study design and analysis

Learn while you work

With EVMS' online executive PhD program, you can learn while working full-time. There are no other blended — online and face-to-face — RCS PhD programs in the world. Take most of your courses online, and make visits to campus for certification and training.

Training future educators

Graduates of this program are prepared to lead others in the classroom and in the lab. At EVMS, you will gain teaching experience early on. In your first-semester Journal Club, you will present existing research and provide your classmates with a broader understanding of current topics.

Jones Institute

EVMS' Jones Institute is an international leader in clinical and scientific research in assisted reproductive technology. The institute's pioneering research has led to a series of firsts, including:

  • First IVF baby in the U.S.
  • First intracytoplasmic sperm injection research
  • First U.S.-based online MS program in embryology and andrology
  • First online RCS PhD program in the world

EVMS offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to keep graduates up-to-date about the changing field of RCS.