Biomedical Sciences Research Master's Program Course Sequence

Thesis Option
(42 credits)

Non-thesis Option
(38 credits)

Fall Year 1

Cell Structure & Function (4)
Advanced Cell Biology (1)
Research Techniques (2)
Intro to the Lab (2)
Intro to Research Literature (1)

Cell Structure & Function (4)
Advanced Cell Biology (1)
Research Techniques (2)
Intro to the Lab (2)
Intro to Research Literature (1)

Spring Year 1

Integrated Metabolism and Nutrition (4)
Essentials of Physiology (3)
Lab Rotation 1 (2)
Lab Rotation 2 (2)
Biomedical Sciences Seminar(1)

Integrated Metabolism and Nutrition (4)
Essentials of Physiology (3)
Lab Rotation 1 (2)
Lab Rotation 2 (2)
Biomedical Sciences Seminar (1)

Summer Year 1

Bioinformatics (1)
Research (2)

Bioinformatics (1)

Fall Year 2

Biomedical Sciences Seminar(1)
Biostatistics (3)
Advanced Electives (3)
Research (3)

Biomedical Sciences Seminar(1)
Biostatistics (3)
Advanced Electives (5)

Spring Year 2


Biomedical Sciences Seminar(1)
Advanced Electives (3)
Research Ethics (1)
Thesis (3)


Biomedical Sciences Seminar(1)
Research Ethics (1)
Advanced Electives (5)

Summer Year 2

Thesis Defense

Comprehensive Exam