The Texas A&M Health Science Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences was established in 1999 and is headed by David S. Carlson, Ph.D. the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. The goal of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is to prepare future faculty and researchers to improve the health of Texans through scientific discovery and education. The graduate school offers masters and doctoral programs in biomedical and public health sciences.
Since its inception in 1999, students pursuing graduate degrees through the GSBS have increased from 64 to 108 students in 2005. These programs use an interdisciplinary approach to provide educators and biomedical researchers for the future. Students and faculty are located in units of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.