College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus

Second Year Curriculum

Master of Biomedical Sciences Degree Program

Sample curriculum, course credits, and sequencing. Not all electives are offered every year.

MWU/CHS Biomedical Sciences Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.

First year elective courses are also available to second year students.

In addition to core requirements listed, students must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours in Laboratory Research and 4 credit hours in Research Thesis. Students must take a combination of additional elective, Laboratory Research, or Research Thesis credit hours to reach the minimum 88.5 credit hours required for graduation.

Summer Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required12
Core Requirements
BMED 607Journal Club1
BMED  612 Good Laboratory Practice1
BMED 682Laboratory Research1-10
BMED 693Research Thesis1-4
Total12-16

Fall Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required12
Core Requirements
BMED 608Journal Club1
BMED  611Research Design and Statistics3
BMED  617Philosophical Foundations of Research2.5
BMED 683Laboratory Research1-10
BMED  690 Research Thesis1-4
Total12-13

Winter Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required12
Core Requirements
BMED  609 Journal Club1
BMED 614Advanced Research Design and Statistics3
BMED 684Laboratory Research1-10
BMED 691Research Thesis1-4
BMED 698Research Seminar1
Total12-19

Spring Quarter

Total Maximum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12
Core Requirements
BMED 692Research Thesis1-4
Total12-14

Elective courses with quarters to be determined

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Elective Courses
BMED  813 Writing for Publication3
BMED  818 Grant Writing in the Health Sciences3
BMED 865Pathophysiology2
BMED 891, 892Advanced Topics I, IIEach course 1-3
BMED 893Special Topics1-3
Total-