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The graduate program offers a Master of Health Sciences in biomedical sciences degree through which students can pursue multiple career opportunities. The program, built on a graduate core requirement, is designed in cooperation with the student's graduate committee to meet individual career goals in research, doctoral study, as well as health and allied health programs.
The program is designed to accommodate either part-time or full-time students.
Students must complete a minimum of 33 semester hour credits, including the biomedical sciences graduate core (14 credits) and formal thesis (six credits).
Courses to fulfill the elective credits are selected with guidance from the graduate program director. Graduate courses both within and outside of biomedical sciences can be selected if deemed appropriate and aligned with the student's career goals. Some of the more common electives include:
Successful completion of a comprehensive written examination after all didactic coursework has been taken. Students who fail any part of the examination may take another examination within 18 months of the original effort.