Biomedical Sciences - Ph.D.

The student will select a major advisor and the student and his/her major advisor along with an advisory committee will formulate a plan of study. The advisory committee will assist the student during the entire program.

Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences degree requirements: 90 credits

Foundation Course
BMS 622Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology4
Tool Courses
IDC 601Responsible Conduct of Research1
IDC 625Introduction to Biostatistics for the Biomedical Sciences3
IDC 627Research Methods3
IDC 701Research Writing3
Elective Courses18
Human Neuroanatomy
Fundamentals of Hearing
Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology
Advanced Topics in Molecular Structure/Function
Advanced Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology
Advanced Topics in Physiology
Advanced Topics in Morphology and Anatomy
Advance Topics in Neuroscience
Directed Independent Study
Repeating Courses
BMS 791Seminar (every semester)8
BMS 792Journal Club (every semester)8
BMS 797Directed Independent Research (maximum of 45 credits can be applied to degree)36
Degree Completion Course
BMS 899Doctoral Dissertation 16
Total Credits90