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Graduate Training MS Program Outline

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers an MS training track within the College of Graduate Studies Biomedical Sciences Program. Students in this program acquire a solid scientific background through didactic coursework in the First Year Core Curriculum of the College of Graduate Studies and within the Pathology Department. Students select a thesis advisor and Academic Advisory Committee to guide the student through completion of an independent research project with the goal of publishing the project. Average time for completion of the program is two years.

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine MS Curriculum

Year 1

  • Fall
    • College of Graduate Studies First Year Core curriculum (CGS 701, 710, 760, lab rotations)
    • Path 700 Seminar in Pathology 
  • Spring
    • College of Graduate Studies First Year Core curriculum (CGS 702, 712, 760, lab rotations)
    • Path 700 Seminar in Pathology
  • Spring Selective
    • PATH-798 Spring Selective in Histology (Hazen-Martin)

Year 2

  • Pathology 980 Thesis Research (Student's Advisor)