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
BMMSG 607Journal Club1
BMMSG 612Good Laboratory Practice1
BMMSG 682Laboratory Research1-10
BMMSG 693Research Thesis1-4
Total12-16

Fall Quarter

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

Winter Quarter

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

Spring Quarter

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

Elective courses with quarters to be determined

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Elective Courses
BMMSG 813Writing for Publication3
BMMSG 818Grant Writing in the Health Sciences3
BMMAG 865Pathophysiology2
BMMSG 891, 892Advanced Topics I, II1-3
BMMSG 893Special Topics1-3
Total-