Biomedical Sciences

College

College of Life Sciences

Degree

Master of Science

Campus

Center City

Format

On Campus

Credits

40

Duration

1.5 - 4 Years

Contact Information

Program Director/Academic Advisor

Name: Charles Scott, PhD

Program Coordinator

Name: Alexandra Whitman

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Curriculum

Students are required to take a minimum of 40 credits for conferral of degree.

20 credits required. 6 credits total of Master's Research.

*Students starting Fall 2018 or later will take GC 640 Research Ethics as a required course.

20 credits required. 6 credits total of Master's Research.

Course Title Credits
BI 550 Topics in Biomedical Chemistry 3
GC 640 Research Ethics * 1
GC 660 Statistical Methods 3
GC 715 MS Biomed Sciences Seminar
1
GC 680 Lab Techniques-Molecular Biology
3
CB 560 Principles of Cell Biology 3
BI 870 Master's Research (Fall) 1-6
BI 880 Master's Research (Spring) 1-6
BI 890 Master's Research (Summer) 1-6

Select two courses, total of 4-6 credits.

Course Title Credits
GC 510 Database Design & Management 2
GC 525 Information Systems Management 3
GC 600 Managerial and Teamwork Skills 3
GC 605 Performance Improvement 2
GC 610 Strategic Mgmt: Increasing R&D Productivity 2
GC 615 Grants and Contract Management 2
GC 617 Mgmt of Pharma Drug Development Projects 2
GC 620 Fundamentals of Financial Management 3
GC 621 Biotechnology Venture Management 2
GC 635 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials Management 2
GC 636 Principles of Career Management - Diverse Biomed Careers 2

14-16 credits required. 6 credits maximum laboratory clerkship.

Course Title Credits
BI 810 Laboratory Clerkship 1-6
BI 820 Laboratory Clerkship 1-6
BI 830 Laboratory Clerkship 1-6
CB 570 Pathologic Aspects of Disease 3
GC 520.01 Cultural Competency  2
GC 529 Laboratory Animal Science 2
GC 531 Fundamentals of Biosafety (formerly PR 530) 2
GC 625 Drug Development Issues 2
GC 630 Fund-Clinical Trials 3
GC 645 Genomics & Bioinformatics 3
GC 650 EconAnal of Healthcare Intervention 3
GC 665 Cell Signaling 4
GC 690 Reg Issues in Human Subject Research 2
GC 720 Scientific Writing 2
GC 740 Principles of Pedagogy 1
GC 741 Principles of Science Pedagogy 1
GE 651 Pathobiology of Cancer 2
GE 652 Molecular Basis of Cancer 2
MI 521 Intro to Immunology (3 credits as of Fall 2022) 3
MI 522 Vaccinology & Immunotherapeutics 2
MI 530 Microbial Pathogenesis of Disease 2
MI 540 MI-Antimicrobial Agents 2
MI 580 Principles - Epidemiology 3
NS 690 Neuropharmacology 3
NS 700 Cellular Neurophysiology 4
NS 715 Molecular Cellular Neuroscience 3
PR 505 Environmental Toxicology 3
PR 522 General Pharmacology 3
PR 525 Clinical Pharmacology 3
PR 526 Pharmacogenomics 2
PR 630 General Toxicology 3