Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences MS Curriculum
OVERVIEW OF REQUIREMENTS
YEAR ONE (Fall, Spring, Summer):
1. Choose an advisory committee: In consultation with the mentor and MMTS program director(s). MS advisory committees should consist of four (4) faculty members. Following the guidelines for committee composition stated in the Bulletin of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
2. Take MCB 700 (Analytical Skills) in the 2 weeks preceding the fall semester.
3. Take MCB 701/702 (Molecular and Cellular Biosciences) in the fall and spring semesters.
4. Take an Ethics course in the fall and spring semesters.
5. Take MMTS 711/712 (Translational Science Seminar) in the fall and spring semesters.
6. Take MMTS 724 (Scientific Development and the Business of Science) in the spring semester.
7. Choose electives in the fall and spring semesters to total 9-10 hr.
8. Take MMTS 791/792 (Research) in the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
YEAR TWO (Fall, Spring, Summer):
1. Take MMTS 711/712 (Translational Science Seminar) in the fall and spring semesters.
2. Take MMTS 791/792 (Research) in the fall, spring and summer (if needed) semesters.
3. Take a course in statistics (choice of CPTS 730, HES 721, IPP 741) in the fall semester.
4. Take any needed electives in the fall and spring semesters.
5. Prepare thesis/dissertation and take final examination, following the guidelines described in the Bulletin of the Graduate School of Arts an Sciences. The goal is for M.S. Students to defend their thesis by the end of the summer of their second year.
6. Sign up for "Thesis Only" for summer term (if plan to graduate in Aug)
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences require completion of at least 24 hours of didactic coursework for the MS degree.
Students are encouraged to participate in a journal club that matches their research interests. Molecular Medicine Journal Club
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