Students enrolled in the MS degree will complete a total of 45 graduate credits, including 12 thesis credits.
24-33 course credits consisting of:
The required core sequence of 4 courses (3 credit and 1 credit courses).
18-27 credits from diverse courses relevant to the thesis research offered by other programs IF agreed to by the thesis committee.
For more details see Graduate Program Guidelines for MS below.
Students enrolled in the PhD degree will complete a total of 108 graduate credits beyond the bachelor’s or professional (DVM, MD) degree.
In Year 1 of the PhD program, students will be required to complete three laboratory rotations (organized under a course titled “Research Perspectives”) that will provide an opportunity to experience several research environments and investigators that they may consider for their thesis research. These rotations will run congruently with academic quarters. In addition, all students will be expected to complete the following program core curriculum, including all required courses and a selection of at least two of the listed electives, for a total of 12 credits.