Degree Plan

Students in the Special Master’s Program must complete 31 credits (Medical Center) or 32 credits (Downtown Campus). A 3.0 GPA is required to graduate. Both campuses’ curricula include clinical opportunities; the Downtown Campus also offers community service opportunities.

Medical Center (GUMC) Schedule

Fall Semester

Course (Credits)Start DateEnd Date
IBMS 501-10 Medical Molecular & Cellular Physiology (3)8/8/2210/11/22
IBMS 502-10 Medical Molecular Biology & Metabolism (2)8/8/2210/11/22
IBMS 503-10 Medical Embryology & Introduction to Anatomical Sciences (2)8/8/2210/11/22
IBMS 504-20 Medical Pathway to Pathology & Pharmacology (2)10/17/2212/14/22
PBIO 542-20 Principles of Gross Anatomy (1)11/16/2212/14/22
PBIO 561-20 Human Nutrition & Health (2)11/16/2212/14/22
PBIO 574-01Principles of Physiology (2)8/8/2212/14/22
PBIO 602-01 Biomedical Career Pathways (1)8/8/2212/14/22
Total: 15 Credits

Spring Semester

Course (Credits)Start DateEnd Date
IBMS 506 Medical Cardiovascular Biology (3)1/9/233/17/23
IBMS 507 Medical Respiratory and Renal Biology (3)1/9/233/17/23
IBMS 508 Medical Gastrointestinal Biology (3)3/27/236/8/23
IBMS 509 Medical Endocrinology & Reproductive Biology (3)3/27/236/8/23
PHAR 586 SMP Graduate Pharmacology (2)1/9/235/30/23
PBIO 568 Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology (2)1/9/235/30/23
Total: 16 Credits

Downtown Campus (GTDT) Schedule

Fall Semester

Course (Credits)Start DateEnd Date
IBMS 501-11 Medical Molecular & Cellular Physiology (3)8/15/2210/18/22
IBMS 502-11 Medical Molecular Biology & Metabolism (2)8/15/2210/18/22
IBMS 503-11 Medical Embryology & Introduction to Anatomical Sciences (2)8/15/2210/18/22
IBMS 504-21 Medical Introduction to Pathology & Pharmacology (2)10/25/2212/16/22
PBIO 542-21 Principles of Gross Anatomy (1)11/17/2212/19/22
PBIO 561-21 Human Nutrition & Health (2)11/17/2212/19/22
PBIO 507-01 Biomedical Career Explorations (1)8/15/2212/16/22
PBIO 574-02 Principles of Physiology (2)8/15/2212/16/22
Total: 15 Credits

Spring – GTDT

Course (Credits)Start DateEnd Date
IBMS 506 Medical Cardiovascular Biology (3)1/17/233/17/23
IBMS 507 Medical Respiratory and Renal Biology (3)1/17/233/17/23
IBMS 508 Medical Gastrointestinal Biology (3)4/3/236/14/23
IBMS 509 Medical Endocrinology & Reproductive Biology (3)4/3/236/14/23
PHAR 586 SMP Graduate Pharmacology (2)1/17/236/9/23
PBIO 568 Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology (2)1/17/236/9/23
PBIO 507 Biomedical Career Explorations (1)1/17/236/9/23
Total: 17 Credits

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