Thomas Jefferson UniversityJefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Program Timeline

Program Timeline

Year 1:

Take introductory biomedical and neuroscience classes. Explore labs through Profiles in Neuroscience class, Journal Club, and research rotations.

Year 2:

Finish coursework and rotations. Join a thesis lab and begin to develop a project. Take comprehensive qualifying exams (written and oral) during the summer.

Year 3+:

Continue thesis research while working with mentor and thesis committee.

Final year:

Wrap up thesis project. Write and defend thesis. Graduate!