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Course Sequence

RCS MS Course Sequence

Reproductive Clinical Science Master's Program Curriculum

(Previously Clinical Embryology & Andrology Master's Program)

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

Semester One

RCS-700 Biochemsitry & Molecular Cell Biology 2
RCS-701* Introduction IVF, Laboratory Tech and Skills Development 3

Semester Two

RCS-702 Molecular Biology & Genetics 3
RCS-703 Gametes & Embryos 3
RCS-704 Current Topics in IVF - Journal Club 1

Semester Three

RCS-705 In Vitro Fertilization Technology 3
RCS-706 Female Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility 3
RCS-707 Research Methods Capstone Thesis: Thesis Proposal Development 2

 Semester Four

RCS-708 Advanced IVF, Laboratory Tech and Skills Development 2
RCS-709 Research Methods Capstone Thesis 1

Semester Five

RCS-710 Genetics of Reproduction & Infertility 3
RCS-711 Research Methods Capstone Thesis  1
RCS-712 Male Reproductive Function & Dysfunction 3

Semester Six

RCS-713 Research Methods Capstone Thesis 3
RCS-714 Cryropreservation 2
RCS-715 Ethics, Society & ART 1

 * The course number is EMB-519 for students enrolled in this course beginning in March of 2016 and is a 2 credit course.

Clinical Embryology Program Course Descriptions


Students are required to attend two 5-day Residential Courses at the EVMS campus in Norfolk Virginia.  In the first year it is at the end of the summer session the last week in July.  In the second year it is held during the last week of May.