Courses

MS Program Courses

Over the course of 16 months, students will take Stem Cell Biology courses as well as those in other departments.

Program Handbook for 2019-2020

Stem Cell Biology Master’s Program Courses

Students will complete 9-12 course credits during the Fall semester of Year 1. Students in Plan A begin research for their thesis project in the Spring semester and continue through the summer.  During the Spring semester of Year 1 and Fall of Year 2, students will take courses and work on their research project in the lab.  Students in Plan B will take courses during the Fall and Spring Semesters of Year 1 and additional courses while completing the research project and seminar in Fall of Year 2.

MS Program Credit Requirements
The minimum amount of 6 credits is considered full time.  Anything less than 6 credits is part time.

Plan A

  • Major course requirements: 14 credits minimum
  • Elective course requirements: 4 credits minimum
  • Minimum Total Course Credits: 20 credits
  • Thesis Credits: 10 credits (SCB 8777)

Plan B

  • Major course requirements: 14 credits minimum
  • Elective course requirements: 6 credits minimum
  • Minimum Total Course Credits: 30 credits